Joe Hurd Caldwell, 61, passed away on September 23, in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He was born in Mountainair, New Mexico to the late William Jack Caldwell and Yvonne Marilyn (Whitehead) Caldwell.
Joe was a longtime resident of New Mexico and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. With his contagious laughter, wisdom and storytelling, it was a joy to be around him. Joe loved the outdoors whether for work or recreation.
His greatest joy in life was the kids. Many happy hours were spent with his daughter, his sons, his grandchildren and his nieces and nephews.
Joe is survived by his partner, Anne Lund of San Antonio, N.M.; sons, Sean Caldwell and partner Brandy Spears of San Antonio, N.M., Leland Caldwell and partner Teri Lee of San Antonio, N.M.; daughter, Jami Caldwell of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Wesley Caldwell of McIntosh, NM and Danny Caldwell of San Antonio, NM.
Joe was blessed with two grandchildren, Ivy Caldwell and Royce Caldwell.