Terrence “Terry” Caldwell

Terrence Eugene “Terry” Caldwell, 79, from Collinsville, Illinois died at 2:47 AM on Friday, August 19, 2022 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Mr. Caldwell was born on July 2, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the son of Stanley and Margaret (Boyce) Caldwell. Mr. Caldwell was raised in Ferguson, Missouri and attended high school through 12th grade. He graduated out of the last class of Ferguson high school in 1962. Mr. Caldwell attended college at Warrensburg, MO, and then at Kirksville, MO. Mr. Caldwell served in the United States Army from September 1966 through September 1969 when he was honorably discharged.  Mr. Caldwell worked in environmental remediation cleanup throughout the United States from 1992 through 2015 when he retired. Mr. Caldwell loved dancing, biking, hiking in the woods, and driving fast. He also loved being outside, working in his yard, and sitting on the veranda watching the birds. And another thing he loved to do was to BBQ for his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and son-in-law Mark Dunham.

He is survived by his wife Victoria Schneider; his son Eric Caldwell; two daughters, Lisa Dunham and Christina Caldwell; stepsons, Jeff Schneider and his wife Michelle; and Justin Schneider and his wife Lisa;  his grandchildren, Marlee Dunham, Abby Caldwell, Lindsay Caldwell, Megan Caldwell, Dominic Saldivar, Emma Schneider, and Macaida Schneider; and his siblings, Lawrence “Larry” and his wife Shirley Caldwell; and his sisters, Carol Cooper and Tina Mathis.

Memorial services will be held at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on September 16th at 10:30 AM. 

Donations appreciated to the American Heart Association.


  1. Gloria Ring on August 30, 2022 at 9:11 am

    Sooo very sorey to hear the sad news. He will always be remembered. Larry Harting and Gloria Ring

  2. LINDA K MILKE on August 30, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    That was so beautiful and Terry will always be in our memories..until we meet again❤️❤️❤️

  3. Robert Pesek on September 1, 2022 at 9:57 am

    Till we meet again my friend-will miss you
    Bob Pesek

  4. Susan Loyet on September 1, 2022 at 3:53 pm

    I am sorry for this lost.

  5. Susan Loyet on September 1, 2022 at 3:55 pm

    Terry Left behind fond And fun memories.

  6. John Enger on September 12, 2022 at 9:44 pm

    Eric and all the Caldwell family,

    So sorry for your loss. Really enjoyed working with your Dad. Great guy . . . Always the gentleman.

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