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Obituary for Reverend David William Caudle

Reverend David William Caudle, 66, Gardner, Kansas, passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022, at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kansas.

Service information: Thursday, November 17, 2022: Visitation at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Celebration of Life service at 11:00 a.m. at Living Hope Church of the Nazarene, 18550 W 175th St, Olathe, KS. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at

David was born in Richmond, Indiana on October 10, 1956, to Earl William and Katherine Ann (Dunn) Caudle. He grew up in Richmond. After graduating from high school, David earned a BA in Religion at Olivet Nazarene University and a Master of Theology at Nazarene Theological Seminary. On June 23, 1979, he married Brenda Joyce Harter in Richmond, Indiana. David was an ordained minister for the Church of the Nazarene and served the Lord in Illinois, Michigan, Kansas, Indiana, and Arizona. He was an avid reader who enjoyed presidential history, politics, baseball, and a good snowstorm. David’s favorite time was spent being with his grandchildren, all of whom carry a part of his legacy into the world. His family misses him deeply.

David was preceded in death by his father Earl William Caudle. He is survived by his wife Brenda; daughters Jessica (Tim) Thompson, Fishers, Indiana, and Allison (Keith) Davenport, Gardner, Kansas; son David (Elizabeth) Caudle, Indianapolis, Indiana; mother Katherine Caudle, Richmond, Indiana; sister Julia (Tom) Charlton, Richmond, Indiana and his eight grandchildren: Noah (13), Cosette (12), Stella (11), Parker (9),    Colin (8), Oliver (6), Milo (3), and Samuel (2).