Richard Caldwell

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Richard Caldwell, 62, of Belleville, IL, born July 1, 1958, at St. Mary’s Hospital, East St. Louis, IL, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020, at his residence.

Richard loved family, NASCAR and the St. Louis Cardinals.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roger Willis Caldwell; and his sister Cheryl Paridon.

Surviving are his daughter, Shannon (Justin) Etheridge;
his son, Roger (Kortney) Caldwell;
their mother, Julie Caldwell;
his mother, Alice (Robert) Eggemeyer;
three grandchildren, Maddax, Aubrey and Jaxon Etheridge;
two brothers Roger (Gaye) Caldwell and Jeff (Susan Caldwell;
a sister, Sheila (Doug) Williamson;
and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Special thanks are extended to nephews Barry Cannaday and Brandon (Ann) Cannaday for their care and concern for Richard.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: A celebration of life and potluck supper will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the Fairview Heights Elks Lodge, 9480 Old Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.


3 Comments on Richard Caldwell

Randy moore said : Guest Report Jul 08, 2020 at 4:39 PM

Sure sorry to see Slick Rick has passed.good friend through high school and into our 20s. Hadn't seen Rick in years as I lived out west for many years. I was just talking to my wife about slick last week.All good times and memories! Rest in peace,my friend,until we meet again!!

  • Ruma
  • Illinois
Tony Miller said : Guest Report Jul 07, 2020 at 12:40 PM

Thoughts and prayers to all. Way to young so sorry for your loss. Gods Speed Slick.

  • Port Charlotte
  • FL
Barry Cannaday said : Guest Report Jul 07, 2020 at 7:30 AM

I will miss Richard greatly, I loved talking to him about my mom and dad and the rest of the family. My sincerest condolences to his immediate and extended family and friends RIP Richard.

  • New Baden
  • IL

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