Saturday, November 4th, 2006
John W. Caywood, 59, 112 Gas St., St. Marys, died Nov. 1, 2006, at his home. Death was due to an apparent suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning.
He was born Jan. 23, 1947, in Celina, to Robert E. and Nettie L. West Caywood. A stepmother, Florence Caywood, survives in Celina. On Dec. 1, 1982, he married Dorothy Sander, who died in July 1995.
Survivors are two sons, Robert, St. Marys, and Matthew, New Bremen; three stepsons, David (Penny) Young and Tom (Amanda) Young, all of St. Marys, and Timothy (Mitzie) Young, Montezuma; a stepdaughter, Kathy (Bernie) Roessner, New Knoxville; a brother, Gene (Wilma), St. Marys; three sisters, Marsha (Don) Buchanan, Lima, Carol (Jim) Lietz, Dizon, Tenn., and Evelyn (Kenneth) Whetstone, Celina; and 14 grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Sheila Stedke.
He was a tool and die maker at Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, where he worked for 34 years. A 1965 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and the Allied School of Technology, Chicago, Ill., he was a member of First Church of the Nazarene St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Drummond officiating. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.