GILMER - Services for Sylvester "Red" Caffey, 86, of
Gilmer, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008, at Calvary Baptist
Church in Gilmer, with the Revs. Ronnie Ryan and Madison Caffey
officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mr. Caffey
died February 2, 2008, in Gilmer.
Born March 25, 1921, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II, was
a retired truck driver and deacon at Southside Baptist Church for more
than 32 years. Survivors include his sons, Madison, Glenn, Tim and Perry
Caffey; daughters, Lanette Warren, Vondie Ashley and Carma Higginbotham.
Longview News-Journal on 2/4/2008
(courtesy of Jackie M. Isham, Sr.)
marker for Atlvester Caffey in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pritchett
(Upshur county), Texas,
Sylvester enlisted in
the Army at Tyler, TX on 20 November 1942 and was a member of Service
Company, 508th PIR.