NORTH WEBSTER – Roy Orvil Caywood Jr., 96, of Syracuse, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at his home.

He was born on April 10, 1924, in Mishawaka, to Roy Orvil and Helen B. Jones Caywood Sr.

He graduated in 1942 from North Webster High School, was a United States Army veteran and was a lifetime North Webster/Syracuse area resident. He was married on Jan. 20, 1945, in Warsaw, to Inez B. Gordon who preceded him on Sept. 6, 2015. He retired in 1980 from Dana Corporation in Syracuse after 25 years of service, was formerly employed at Gatke in Warsaw and was a farmer.

He was a member of the Church of God in North Webster, Masonic Lodge #705 in Cromwell and American Legion Post 253 in North Webster.

He is survived by two daughters: Jackie (William) Kitson and Christine (Dave) Waldrop, both of Syracuse; six grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and son-in-law, Larry Weisser, of Milford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and daughter, Sandra Weisser.

Private family graveside services will be held at the Cable Cemetery in Syracuse with Pastor Todd Oesch officiating. No public services will be held.

Owen Family Funeral Home, Ind. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, is in charge of arrangements.


Preferred memorials may be given to the Church of God, P.O. Box 313, North Webster, IN 46555.

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