Lillian Balbina “Bobbi” Caldwell, age 66, a lifelong resident of Dayton, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at home. She retired from Delphi in 2002 after 30 years of service, followed by retirement from the City of Dayton. She was member of St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church for over 60 years and a member of KPC Ladies of Grace – Gracious Lady Evelyn Chargois Chapter 46 and KPC St. Simon of Cyrene Court 353 Ladies Auxiliary for over 25 years.
Preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Mary Alice Giles; grandparents, Antonio and Balbina Raneo, Alexander and Lillian Giles. She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter, Veronica Caldwell-Boone (J. Ali) of Nashville, Tennessee; grandchildren, Alexander, Michael, James and Christian; brothers, William Raneo of Gambrills, Maryland, Marvin (Tonya) Giles of Westerville, Ohio; special friends, Roberta (Bobbie) Martin and Lisa Earl; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She loved her family, she had a sense of humor, she had a giving heart and she enjoyed watching reality television. Her favorite phrases were “And Stuff and Have You Lost Your Mind”. She will be greatly missed and forever treasured by those who loved her.
Mass of Christian burial will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, 519 Liscum Drive. Father Francis Tandoh, C.S. SP officiating. Visitation 9:00 am until time of service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc. Special thanks to the Kettering Cancer Center and the residents and staff at Park Layne Apartments.
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