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Mr. William John Caddell, of Milford, formerly of Wakefield and Melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the Blaire House of Milford, at the age of 94.

William was born on May 31, 1918 in Lowell, one of two children of the late William J. Caddell and Selma (Beckman) Caddell. Mr. Caddell was raised and educated in Lowell. He graduated from Wentworth Institute with a degree in Engineering.

Mr. Caddell worked for many years for the steel fabricator, Ryan Iron Works, Inc. For many years, William was the Chief Engineer for the Rayham based company. At the age of 65, he stepped down as Chief Engineer, but continued working full time as an Engineer until his retirement at 85. Mr. Caddell was a hard working man who devoted his entire working career to the steel company.

Mr. Caddell was a longtime active member of the Christadelphian Church in Stoughton.

Mr. Caddell was the beloved husband of 64 years to the late Henrietta (Woodward) "Penny" Caddell who passed away on February 5, 2012. Devoted father of Cindy Scott and her husband Wayne of Milford, Ross Caddell and his wife Theresa of Aurora, CO, and Stuart Caddell and his wife Christine of Menomonee Falls, WI. Dear brother of the late Muriel Carncross. Cherished grandfather of Michele Reidt, Eric Scott, and Deborah Mailing, all of Milford, Angela Caddell of Menomonee Falls, WI, Emily Uihlein of Greenfield, WI, Peter Caddell of Menomonee Falls, WI, and Andrew Caddell of Menomonee Falls, WI. Loving great-grandfather of Connor, Brendan, Brady, Mackenzie, and Jennifer.

Relatives and friends will gather in honor and remembrance of William's life for a Graveside Service at the Wyoming Cemetery, 205 Sylvan St., Melrose on Friday, August 24 at 10:30 AM.

Gifts in William's memory may be made to the Christadelphian Church, 48 Freeman St., Stoughton, MA 02072 or a charity of your choice.