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John Milton Caudle b. 11 Feb 1921 Gorgas, Walker, Alabama, United States d. 14 Feb 2000 Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

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  • Name  John Milton Caudle 
    Born  11 Feb 1921  Gorgas, Walker, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Church  First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    EDUC  1948  Auburn University, Auburn, Lee, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Electrical Engineering 
    Retired  1978 
    from NASA 
    Residence  1990  Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  14 Feb 2000  Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Complications as a result from heart bypass. 
    Obituary  15 Feb 2000  Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decatur Daily 
    • John Milton Caudle
      79, retired NASA engineer

      HUNTSVILLE -- Funeral for John Milton Caudle, 79, of Huntsville will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Valhalla Funeral Home with Dr. Ralph Langley officiating.

      Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends tonight from 5 to 8 at the funeral home.

      Mr. Caudle died Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, at Huntsville Hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1921, in Gorgas to Stephen Anthony and Una Mae Wheeler Caudle. He was a World War II veteran who served with the 8th Armored Division and was awarded the Bronze Star in connection with military operations in Germany. He was an engineer on the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions and retired from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 1978. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Huntsville.

      He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Williams Caudle; three sons, Stephen Caudle of Trinity, Dan Caudle of Birmingham and John Caudle of New Hope; and seven grandchildren.

      Pallbearers will be Bill Howard, Jim Maples, Andy Cline, Keith Miller, Gil Caudle and Carl Goss.
    Occupation  Electrical Engineer 
    Buried  Valhalla Memory Gardens, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I7150  Kull Family
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2016 

    Father  Stephen Anthony Caudle,   b. 22 Mar 1891, , Marion, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1941, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Una Mae Wheeler,   b. 28 Apr 1893, , , Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1955, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2647  Group Sheet

    Engaged  12 Dec 1942  Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 May 1943  Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2009 
    Family ID  F2651  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1921 - Gorgas, Walker, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch - - First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEngaged - 12 Dec 1942 - Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1943 - Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEDUC - Electrical Engineering - 1948 - Auburn University, Auburn, Lee, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1990 - Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Complications as a result from heart bypass. - 14 Feb 2000 - Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Decatur Daily - 15 Feb 2000 - Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Valhalla Memory Gardens, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "He was employed by TVA in Chattanooga for nine years and joined theGerman Rocket team in Huntsville, Alabama in 1957.  His mainresponsibility was the design and manufacture of the control computer forthe Apollo mission to the moon." [John Caudle]

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] The Family of Jeffrey W. Hamilton, Jeffrey W. Hamilton, (Online ).




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