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John Head Caldwell


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 13, 2018 - 4:28 PM

John Head Caldwell

The Newnan Times-Herald

John Head Caldwell, 95, of Newnan, formerly of Atlanta, widower of Sarah Ensley Hall Caldwell, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at Wesley Woods Assisted Living.

Born in Lawton, Okla., December 14, 1922, he was a son of the late Freeman Thompson and Lila Velva Head Caldwell.  

Mr. Caldwell was a World War II Veteran having served in the United States Army Air Corps and was a retired highway engineer from the Federal Highway Administration.

Mr. Caldwell was one of five children and was preceded in death by three brothers, Carlos Freeman Caldwell, Robert Earl Caldwell and Lyle Emory Caldwell.

Survivors include a son, John Freeman Caldwell; and wife, Susan of Sharpsburg; three grandchildren, Ensley Ann Caldwell, Elijah John Caldwell and Graham Foster Caldwell, all of Sharpsburg; a brother, James T. Caldwell of Midland, Texas; two nieces, Diane “Dee” Neidlinger and Lorene Meeks and husband Paul; numerous other nieces and nephews on his wife’s side; and a special caregiver, Thelma Jones-Cheeves.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m., at the McKoon Funeral Home Chapel, 38 Jackson Street, with Reverend Chuck Novak officiating.  

Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, 1173 Cascade Ave., SW, Atlanta.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 9 a.m., until the service hour at the funeral home.

Those desiring may make memorials to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway Suite 1, Marietta, GA., 30067, or to a charity of one’s choice.

For online condolences please visit www.mckoon.com.

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