Caldwell, Harry C

HARRY CLAY CALDWELL ObituaryHARRY CLAY CALDWELL, 74, of Kenova, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born January 29, 1944, in Kenova, WV, a son of the late John and Marie Fortner Caldwell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Kathryn Woods Caldwell, and his grandson, David Scott Lowe. He was also preceded in death by siblings, Ronald, Billy, Johnny, Donald and Betty Caldwell.

Harry is survived by a daughter, Rhonda (Dwayne) Castle, and a son, Brian (Jane Ann) Caldwell; four grandchildren, Derek (Danielle) Castle, Mackenzie (Seth) Kelly, Logan Caldwell and Jace Caldwell; a great-grandson, Luke David Castle; and a sister, Virginia Combs of Kenova. Harry was employed by C&O Railroad. He was a machinist and mechanic who loved working with his hands, spending time on his tractor and being outdoors. He enjoyed all types of music and taught himself to play the banjo, organ and acoustic guitar. He loved listening to Classic Country and Bluegrass Music and was always a fan of Johnny Cash and Vince Gill. Harry loved Sunday dinners and spending time with his family. Harry’s family would like to thank Hospice of Huntington and the doctors and staff of Wayne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the exceptional care they gave to Harry. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 3 p.m. with Pastor Greg Page officiating. Visitation will be two hours before the service at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery.


Published in The Herald-Dispatch on Apr. 21, 2018