Lylie Caldwell Jr. was born December 4, 1943 in Luther, Oklahoma to Azzie and Lylie Caldwell Sr. He graduated from Luther High School in Luther, Oklahoma. After, he attended Langston University joining the Langston baseball team. He was a faithful member of Metropolitan AME Church of Luther, Oklahoma for over 20 years. He is now a member of St. James AME Church of Arcadia, Oklahoma. Lylie was married to Vivian for over 50 years, to this Union two children were born, Angela Scruggs and Lyle Anthony Caldwell. Lylie had a great career with Vaughan’s Construction Company, Borden's Dairy, and Saint Anthony's Hospital where he retired. After his last illness the Lord saw fit to call him home to rest, he departed this life on January 16, 2021.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Azzie Lee (Johnson) Caldwell and Lylie Caldwell Sr. and one sister, Loretta McGinnis. He is survived by one sister Janice Woolfolk and two brothers, Reginald Caldwell and Charles Caldwell, six 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, as well as a host of other family and friends.