February 13, 2021, 78, Goldsboro –
Paul Raymond Caldwell, 78, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Brookdale Country Day Road, surrounded by his family. Born in Englewood, New Jersey on July 15, 1942, he was the son of the late Raymond Charles Caldwell and Mildred Ruth Peterson Caldwell.
Paul was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He served in the United States Marine Corps as a combat infantry officer in Vietnam, earning the rank of Major. Following his discharge from the military he graduated from Duke University Law School. During his law career, Paul worked for Ford Motor Company as a Corporate Attorney, with the Justice Department in the Organized Crime Division, and operated Caldwell Law Firm in New Mexico and Florida.
Paul was an avid horseman and a talented guitarist and singer. He was passionate about his Catholic Faith and in his retirement years, he studied Catholicism at Marquette University earning a Ph. D.
A private service to honor Paul’s life will be held in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Father Roch T. Drozdzik officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC.
Paul is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lynn Caldwell; his sons and their spouses, Charles Caldwell, Daniel and Melonie Caldwell, and Joshua and Emily Caldwell; grandchildren, Autumn Lynn Caldwell, Cailyn Caldwell, Viktor Maymudes, and Xena Maymudes; and a sister, Marcia Lynn Caldwell.
Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.