Graveside funeral services for Weldon Lee Caldwell, 53, of Bastrop and formerly of Blanket, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Blanket Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Day officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early. Family visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

He died Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin from injuries received in an auto accident near Bastrop.

He was born March 1, 1955, in Brownwood the son of the late Robert Criss and Della Lee Huggins Caldwell. He grew up in the Blanket area and graduated from Blanket High School in 1973. He had lived in Bastrop for the past year and formerly lived in the Elm Mott and Austin areas. He worked as a security officer prior to his death.

He is survived by two daughters, Della Wren and her husband Carlton of Elm Mott, Norene Davis and spouse Matt Pack of Waco; a son, Jonphon Caldwell and wife Shanina of Granbury; a brother, Jerry Don Caldwell and wife Kate of Bastrop; a sister, Alice Jennings and husband Jimmy of Elm Grove; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Robert Caldwell in 1976 and his parents.

Friends may sign the guestbook at www.heart