Thursday, 15 February 2018 16:43

Donald Ray "Pops" Caldwell Obituary Featured

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Donald Ray "Pops" Caldwell, 79, of Shady Point, Ok passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 at his home. Donald was born in Shady Point on September 10, 1938 to Don and Lovie (Newcomb) Caldwell.


He was a rancher working for Dog Creek Ranch, and Roy Reed Trust LLC for 50 years. Donald was preceded in death by his parents; sister Lois and Brother W.A. Caldwell.


Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Peggy Caldwell; Sons, Danny Caldwell and wife Allison, Tommy Caldwell and wife Shauna Caldwell all of Shady Point; Grandsons Colin of Shady Point, Brett and wife Aarika of Bokoshe, Daniel and wife Melissa of Summerfield; Step grandson Clayton of Shady Point; Great grandson Brex Caldwell; Great Grandaughters Kinzler and Parker Grace; Special friends Dr. Scott Clark, Bob and Deanna Reed, Harry and Linda Atkins; Special Employee of 28 years Jack Lamberson of Shady Point; Nephews Bill Ward and Ronald Ward; Sister-in-laws Leta Hollie, and Debbie Bryant; Brother-in-laws Jimmy Stroud, and Billy Stroud; numerous other relatives, loved ones and friends.


Services will be 2 pm, Monday, February 19, 2018 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Reverends Lynn Bullard, and Jim Graham officiating. Interment will follow in Caldwell Cemetery, Dog Creek, OK. Pallbearers will be Richard King, Paul Fields, Andrew Burke, Michael Rodriguez, Dr. Scott Clark, and Dan Schindler.


The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-3 pm to visit with relatives & friends.


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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, OK