Caldwell, Travis (Sequatchie)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Travis Caldwell, 32, of Sequatchie, TN, died on Sunday, December 23, 2012.

He was born on February 17, 1980. He was a logger and was employed by Caldwell Logging Company. He loved to make his family and friends laugh. Travis was a special angel and the best friend anyone could have, he will be missed by so many.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Christy Caldwell; and grandparents, Lonnie C. and Martha Caldwell and Grover and Gladys Ladd.

He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Diane Caldwell; father, Lonnie Edward Caldwell and wife Rhonda; brother, Johnathan Caldwell and wife Patricia; sisters, Melissa (Bobby Sisk) Caldwell and Meranda Caldwell; step-brothers, Steven and Michael Dyer; niece, Candance Saenz; and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 26, with Bro. Jerry Stockwell officiating. Interment will follow in Lasater Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Weldon Brown, Mikey Spears, Jr. Kilgore, Neil Givens, Bobby Sisk, Timmy Forshee, Ernie Hardy, Johnny Gilliam, Greg Collins, Josh Quarles, and Lloyd Shadrick.

The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. CST, Tuesday, December 25 at the Tate Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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