Elford Hugh Caldwell, Jr.
Date of Birth:  December 31, 1940
Date of Death:  September 3, 2017

  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Friday,September 8, 2017   3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Friday, September 8, 2017   8:00 PM
  • Private  
  • N/A      
  • Fondly known as "Cupid" to many, Elford Hugh Caldwell, Jr. 76 of Riviera Beach passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 3, 2017 due to complications of kidney disease.  Born December 31, 1940 in Lynchburg, VA, he was the son of Elford and Margaret Caldwell of Orchard Beach and called Pasadena home for 60 years.  He was preceded in death by both of his parents and his sister Elizabeth "Ann" Chapline of Lutherville, MD.

    Hugh proudly served his country for 35 years as a member of the United States Navy, United States Army Reserve, and United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.  A graduate of Glen Burnie High School, and the University of Maryland (Baltimore Campus), he enjoyed a successful career at Alcolac Chemical Company in Baltimore and Rhodia chemical Company in Princeton, NJ, working his way from plant technician to Director of Purchasing before retiring in 2003.

    Hugh was a kind and gentle man, had a quirky sense of humor, loved to read, and listened to rock and roll music loud!  He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, wildflowers and nature, N-scale trains, and quilting.  He donated more than 15 quilts to his comrades at the DaVita Dialysis Center working toward a goal to provide every patient with one of his works of art!

    He is survived by his daughters, Jackie (Glenn) Heath of Pasadena, Lauren (Brant) Allen of Lexington, KY and Colleen (John) Childs of Stevensville, and two grandchildren Kendall and Carter Childs.

    The family will receive visitors at Stallings Funeral Home, P.A. 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD on Friday September 8th from 3-5 and 7-9 with a funeral service beginning at 8 pm.  Interment is private.  In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or online at wounded warrior project.