The Newnan Times-Herald


Jerry Lee Caldwell

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Jul. 11, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Jerry Lee Caldwell, 73, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at his residence. 

He was born March 9, 1944 in Indianapolis, Ind. to the late Willard S. Caldwell and R. Bernice Conrad Caldwell. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Dennis Caldwell and James Caldwell.

Mr. Caldwell retired from Consolidated Freightlines in Elgin, Ill. in 1999. After moving to Sharpsburg, he worked for Southtowne Motors in Newnan, Ga. for over 10 years. 

He loved spending time with family, watching Ohio State and University of Georgia Football and Nascar. He enjoyed Yard work, Planting Trees on the family property, Camping and traveling with his wife.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, nephew, cousin and a great friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Suzanne Uhrig Caldwell; son, Jason L. Caldwell; daughters, Amanda (Jennifer) Caldwell, Lindsey (Benjamin) Stricker; granddaughter, Eva Louise Stricker; and brother, Donald A. Caldwell.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family will have a celebration of Jerry’s Life at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at their residence with Scott Ballentine and Robert Underwood officiating.

Flowers are welcome or contributions can be made to Turin United Methodist Church Roof Fund, P.O Box 10, Turin, GA 30289.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580.