June 6, 1934 ~ June 8, 2021
Born in: Cataloochee, NC
Resided in: Fairview, NC
Joe Byron Caldwell, 87, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the N.C State Veterans Home in Black Mountain.
Mr. Caldwell was born in Cataloochee, NC to the late Jarvis Rubin Caldwell and Bonnie Childress Caldwell.
Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the American Legions in Black Mountain. He retired from Wilson Art and Ingles Markets.
He is survived by his wife, Doyle B. Caldwell; son, Mike Caldwell (Joan); daughter, Jan C. Barden (John); brother, Harley Caldwell (Pat); sister, Anne Ross; four grandchildren, Amanda Lyons, Megan Caldwell, DeAnna Barden and Laura Barden; three great grandchildren, Corrie Lyons, Colt Lyons, and Isaiah Barden and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service with military honors will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:00 am at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Reverend’s Alan Blanton and Sonia Burleson officiating.
Private inurnment will be held at a later date at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, www.stjude.org
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711