Danville, NH — Willis Eugene Caudill, 81, of Wildwood, Fla., and a summer resident of Danville, N.H., died Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Floyd County, Ky., son of the late Fred and Vada (Fields) Caudill, he graduated from Maytown High School with the Class of 1951. He was employed for many years as a Supervisor with Stolle Corporation of Sidney, Ohio, which is now known as Alcoa Co.
A member of the Northside Christian Church of Fruitland Park, Fla., he was an avid sports fan and especially liked basketball and Little League Baseball. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Jane (Morse) Caudill; a daughter, Ella “Sis” Henski of Georgia; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff Caudill of Ohio, Kenneth and Michelle Caudill of Georgia, James and Niki Caudill of Ohio, and Brian and Char Caudill of Ohio; step-sons, Jack Murrey, and George Murrey and his wife, Heidi, of New Hampshire; step-daughters, Deborah Taylor, Mary-Beth Green and her husband, Mitch, Patricia Hutchinson and her husband, Lee, all of New Hampshire, Cindy White and her husband, Irv, of Georgia, and Robin LaComb and her husband, Pete, of South Carolina; six brothers, James Earl Caudill of Ohio, Billie Caudill of Florida, Arnold Caudill and Donald Caudill of Indiana, Paul Caudill of Pennsylvania, and Fred Caudill Jr. of Florida; a sister Linda Rash of Florida; thirty-five grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Gullinor (Hawkins) Caudill; a son, Willis E. “Bud” Caudill Jr. and two sisters, Brenda Tackett and Lois Caudill.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow. His funeral service will follow at 2:15 pm at the funeral home. Memorial service will take place at a later date in Ohio. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Rockingham VNA and Hospice, 137 Epping Rd., Exeter, NH. To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.