Funeral services for Richard "Dick" Minor Caldwell, 68, of Mount Pleasant were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home Chapel
with the Rev. Chuck Huffman officiating.
Interment will follow in Greenhill Cemetery in Mount Pleasant with Andre Brogoitti, George Leonburger, Hill Enochs, Rick Harrison, David Poskey and Bobby Gillis serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Bradford, Mark Warren, Bill Klein, Ben Spraggins, Todd Boatman and J.R. Trimble.
Mr. Caldwell died Saturday, Jan. 17, at his residence.
He was born in Mount Pleasant on Jan. 30, 1940, the son of Frank Minor and Clara Arnold Caldwell.
He married Barbara Caldwell. She survives.
Mr. Caldwell managed Sulphur Springs Airport for 29 years. He was the voice of Sulphur Springs basketball and football games for KSST radio for more than 43 years never missing a single game. He also did pipeline patrol in Mount Pleasant for 16 years. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Other survivors include one son, Todd Caldwell of Mesquite; one sister, Margaret Spann of Mount Pleasant; and three step-sons, Scott, Steve and Stuart Sloan.
In lieu of flowers, donations me be made to the Cypress Basin Hospice of The ALS Association, North Texas Chapter, 1231 Greenway Dr., Suite 270, Irving, TX. 75038.