Graveside services for Harold Caldwell, 88, of Seminole will be conducted Friday March 21, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Lamesa Memorial Park Cemetery with Reverend Ryon Price officiating under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seminole.   

Harold Caldwell, son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather —peacefully joined our Lord on March 17, 2014.   Harold was born in Lamesa o Jack and Viola Caldwell on May 27, 1925, being the oldest child.  Leaving behind his son, James Caldwell and wife Donna of Seminole and daughter Susie White and husband Jackie of Lubbock, sisters Billie Hughes (Jim) of Bedford, Sammie Prather (Tom) of Lubbock, and sister-in-law Sue Caldwell of Lamesa.  Three grandchildren:  Andrea White (Wesley) of Frisco, Allison Dunn (David) of Lubbock, and Andrew White (Meghan) of New York.  Great-grandchildren:  Jackson and London White of Frisco, Fallon Caldwell of Lubbock, and Chloe and Claire Dunn of Lubbock.   Preceding him in death were his parents and his wife Zelda Faye (Spivey) Caldwell, brother, Jimmy Caldwell, sister Donna Barron, and grandson Stephen Caldwell.

Mr. Caldwell graduated from Lamesa High School in 1942, served in the 1575th Heavy Shop Division of the Army Corp of Engineers with the China Burma India Theater of WWII, and graduated from Texas Tech University in 1952.  He owned Caldwell News in Lamesa for many years and had farming interests in Dawson and Gaines Counties.