Robert Byron Caldwell, 86, Stockton, Mo., passed away Jan. 12, 2012, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Mo. He was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Barton County, Mo., to Charles S. and Myrtia M. Kindred Caldwell.
Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Trans World Airlines as a power plant operator.
Robert was united in marriage to Marie Bloom on May 10, 1974.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Caldwell of the home; one daughter, Linda Caldwell; his daughter-in-law Sharen Caldwell; two sons, Robert P. Stockton Jr. and wife Joyce and Andy Stockton; nine grandchildren, Gillian Ballie, Roby Caldwell III, Sammy Caldwell, Robert, Chad and Adam Stockton, and Rennea, Rebekah and Andrew Stockton.
Also surviving are several other great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends who will miss him dearly.
Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home.