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James F. "Buss" Caldwell

September 16, 1936 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 81)

JAMES F."BUSS" CALDWELL, age 81, of Casstown, passed away on February 9, 2018 at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit in Troy.  He was born on September 16, 1936 in Troy to the late Ezra and Juanita (Wray) Caldwell

Jim is survived by his wife of 63 years: Pat (Collins) Caldwell of Casstown; daughter: Kim (Jerry) Zimmerman of St. Paris, Dan (Lori) Caldwell of Piqua, Matt (Jody) Caldwell of Conover and Tom (Kathleen) Caldwell of Enon; sisters: Helen Smith of Troy and Kay (Harold) Swigart of IL; and grandchildren: Stephanie (Grant) Davis, Adam (Amy) Zimmerman, Bethaine Caldwell, Kaitlynn Caldwell, Jacob Caldwell, Andrew Caldwell and Megan Caldwell; and four great grandchildren.. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by stepfather: Ernest Alexander; brothers: Bob, Jack, Richard and Bill Caldwell; and grandson: Zach Caldwell.

Jim attended Miami Central Schools. Jim proudly served his country as a member of the US Army. He retired in 1993 as a Chief Warrant Officer 4, after 36 years of service.  He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Troy.

Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Baird Funeral Home in Troy with Pastor Shawn Hess officiating.  Burial will follow in Casstown Cemetery.  Friends may call from 5:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christiansburg Fire Department, 10 West First Street, Christiansburg, OH 45389 or Hospice of Miami County, P. O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Donations may be made to:

Christiansburg Fire Department
10 West First Street, Christiansburg OH 45389

Ohio Hospice of Miami County
P.O. Box 502, Troy OH 45373

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