Alex T. Caddell Sr.
Alex T. Caddell, 89, died Monday, March, 12, 2012, at FirstHealth Hospice House, in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at First Baptist Church, in Carthage, conducted by the Rev. Jeff Roberts, the Rev. Marshall Old and the Rev. Heath Caddell. Entombment will follow, with military honors, in Cross Hill mausoleum. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at First Baptist fellowship hall and other times at the residence.
A native Moore County, he was a son of the late Willie B. and Dorothy McPherson Caddell. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. After serving our country he returned to Moore County and later opened up Alex Exxon, which he and his wife owned and operated for 45 years.
Alex was very active in his church and community, serving as trustee and deacon at First Baptist Church, and as treasurer for many years. He served on the town planning board, where he played a vital part in the development of Carthage.
He was preceded in death by sisters Nina Wicker, Willie Nell Roe and Virginia Weimerskirch; and brothers Grady Caddell, Daniel E. “Buck” Caddell and Thomas Caddell.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Virginia Patterson Caddell; daughter Carol Old and husband, Marshall, of Elon; sons Larry Caddell and wife, Lisa, of Carthage, and Andy Caddell and wife, Sylvia, of Cameron; adopted daughter Elizabeth Howard; sister Dorothy Moss and husband, Jay, of Carthage; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 824, Carthage, NC 28327. Online condolences may be made at www. PinesFunerals.com.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Caddell family.