Obituary: Richard David Caldwell, Jr. | SierraSun.com

Obituary: Richard David Caldwell, Jr.

Richard David Caldwell, Jr., and#8220;Richie,and#8221; of Georgetown, Texas, passed away Oct. 5, 2010, in his home.

Born in Napa, Calif., Aug. 29, 1973, to Rosemary and Richard David Caldwell. Richie moved to Truckee in 1983 where he attended the elementary, junior high and high schools. He enjoyed playing high school football, and spending time with his many friends. He loved the snow and enjoyed snowboarding in the Truckee area. He graduated Truckee High School in 1991. Richie was an avid Raiders fan, wearing their colors every Sunday. In 2000 he married Erica Bullion of Truckee and in 2001 his greatest joy was born, his son Colton Richard Caldwell. In 2004 he and his family moved to Georgetown, Texas, but he always considered Truckee to be his home.

Richie is survived by his wife Erica, son Colton and step son Justin of Georgetown, Texas; his mother, Rosie Grigalba Sousa of Napa, Calif.; his father, David and step-mother Coco Caldwell of Mexico, his sister Deanna, her husband Ron and their two sons Seth and Mason of Red Bluff, Calif.; his cousin Michelle Greco of Portola, Calif.; his uncle Phil Harrison of Sparks, Nev.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 16, 2010 at the Glenshire Clubhouse, 15726 Glenshire Drive, Truckee, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for his son, Colton, to: Richard Caldwell Trust at Plumas Bank, 11638 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161 or any Plumas Bank branch.