Claudy “Dean” Caudell, 84, went to be with the Lord on November 7, 2018, after a life well-lived. He was born on November 12, 1933, to Homer and Hazel Caudell on Petit Jean Mountain. He was a member of Grant County First Southern Baptist Church in Sheridan. Dean was a “Navy Man,” serving in the Korean War before working for more than 20 years in California at one of the country’s largest wineries, working up from a “C” mechanic to assistant plant manager. His life was lived testifying for his Lord and Savior and caring for his family, extended family, and whoever else needed a helping hand.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Louise Kennedy and Jeanette Pillig, two brothers, David and Bud Caudell, a son, Tony Caudell, and a “daughter,” Gina Duke.
He is survived by his daughters, Sabrina “Bug” Packard (Toby) of Benton, Arkansas and Marcia Stockwell (Robert) of Alta Loma, California, grandchildren- Amy Gooch and Matthew Stockwell, Natieya Rosenbaum and Amanda Bennett, Jacob and Ronnie Caudell, step-grandchildren- Justin McKinley and Allecia Duke, Chance and Drew Packard, and loved by dozens of great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Pallbearers include, David Caudell, Michael Caudell, Jacob Caudell, Ronnie Caudell, Matthew Stockwell, and Joshua Moreland.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Buie Funeral Home in Sheridan with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Walnut Lake Cemetery in Dumas.
Arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan (870) 942-3231.