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December 16, 2023
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Rodrick Earl Caldwell, Age 56 of Erie Pa transitioned to heaven Saturday December 16th 2023 in the comfort of his home surrounded by family.
He migrated from Birmingham Alabama to Erie with his grandmother Daisy Caldwell when he was 12 years of age. Rodrick graduated from academy high school. After graduating he was enlisted in the Navy and served during Desert shield/D storm. During this time he was able to complete numerous degrees and certificates, with one including a certification in electronic technology. After returning home from the Navy Rod joined steamfitter local union 449 and was employed at Rabe Environmental Systems as a HVAC contractor for over 10 years. He achieved the title of being a master plumber and managed to accomplish his goal of owning his own business “RRR”.
Rod had a great sense of humor and enjoyed attending comedy shows, working, exercising, riding his motorcycle and servicing his community, but most importantly spending time with his wife and grandchildren. Rod was a devoted husband and father. He had a smile that could brighten up a room and a spirit that could calm a storm.
He is preceded in the death of his mother Sandra Thomas, Father Jeffries Spann, grandmother who raised him Daisy Caldwell, and cousin Emmett Woodruff.
Those who are left to cherish his legacy; Wife Deirdra Lyons Caldwell, Children; Rodney, Katrina, and Roman caldwell all of Erie. Grandchildren; Razaria Caldwell and Rodney Caldwell Jr, Brother; Eric Spann FL, Sister; Talisha Spann AL. And a host of family and friends
Rod was well respected in his community and will be truly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to Victory Christian Center Cathedral, 1129 Pennsylvania Ave. Erie, Pennsylvania 16503 on Saturday, December 30, 2023, from 11:00 AM until the time service at 1:00 PM. Burial will be private. Davis - Garr Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc. 459 East 12th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16503 has been entrusted with handling Funeral Arrangements. Online Condolences may be sent to Davisgarrfuneralhome.com