Peggy Dee Caudill, 77, of St. Paris, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in the Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Bellefontaine, a daughter of the late Raymond D. F. and Pauline Grace Thompson Pheneger.
She graduated from Rosewood High School in 1957, received her bachelor of education degree from Miami University in 1961, then obtained her master’s degree from Wright State University in 1983. She was a teacher for more than 30 years. She started teaching at Fairborn City Schools before moving to Sidney City Schools and then to Botkins Local. The last 20 years of her career were as a fifth-grade teacher at Graham South Elementary. Peggy was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority and Kappa Delta Pi Society in Education. She was also a member of St. Paris United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing piano, knitting and quilting.
Peggy is survived by her husband of 53 years, Charles D. Caudill; her children, David (Jana) Caudill and Cindi (Jeff) Buell; her grandchildren, Mallary Jo, Adalyn Grayce and Caden Jace Caudill, Bailey Maurine Grace and Ava Elizabeth Buell; her sister, Sally (Dale) Couchman and family of Sidney; and stepgrandchildren, Lauren and Cameron Buell.
Calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Vernon Funeral Home, Urbana, where services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Pastor Dave Kepple officiates and burial follows in Greenwood Union Cemetery, DeGraff.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are respectfully requested to St. Paris United Methodist Church, 208 W. Walnut St., St. Paris, OH 43072.
Condolences may be expressed at www.vernonfh.com.