Floyd Arthur Caldwell

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Floyd Arthur Caldwell, 68, Sheldon, Mo., departed this life on Nov. 30, 2015, at his home in Sheldon. Floyd was born on Aug. 21, 1947, in Howell, Mich., to James Clarence and Amelia Dana (Grumalot) Caldwell. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Evern Workman on Dec. 7, 1979, in Ft. Myers, Fla., and she survives of the home.

Floyd was raised in Michigan later moving to Ft. Meyers, Fla., where he owned and operated American Auto Body Shop specializing in auto body repairs. He later moved to Sheldon and worked in Lamar for Gilkeys. In 1998, he opened Floyd's Place in Sheldon which he operated for 17 years until ill health forced his retirement. Floyd was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was known by so many in the Sheldon area as "Pops" and "Grandpa."

In his spare time Floyd enjoyed a variety of interests which included reading magizines, collecting old cars, bowling, golf, fishing, and was an avid pool player.

In addition to his wife Phyllis he is survived by his children, Krystal McCartney (Glenn Richard), Sheldon, Kitty Meisenheimer, Nevada, Colleen Coffin (Bill), Sheldon, Sheila Aranyos (John) New Richmond, Ohio, and Richard Moore, Sheldon; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Barbara Johnson, Sheldon, Bill Caldwell, Sheldon, Cathy Body, Neosho, Richard Caldwell, Flint, Mich., Marianne Owen, Fowlerville, Mich., Helen Ronk, Mich., and Dorothy Pehonachek, N.C. He was preceded in death by one son, Marcus Moore; one daughter, Kelly Helbig; a grandson, Dusty LaFleur; two brothers, Jimmy Caldwell and Jackie Calwell; and one sister, Rosie Body.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church, in Sheldon, with Pastor Wayne Coble officiating. Interment will follow in Sheldon Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

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