Ricardo O. Callender, 40, formerly of Watertown

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Ricardo O. Callender, 40, formerly of Watertown, died Monday, December 2, 2013 in Rome, NY.

Ricardo was born August 28, 1973 in Bridgetown, Barbados, a son of Godfrey and Kay Smith Callender. He came to the United States as a young child and graduated from Amityville High School, Long Island, New York.

He received his associate's degree  from Cornell University. While at Cornell he was a teacher’s assistant and received the Excellence in Leadership Award.

From 1991 until 1995 he was a medic in the United States Army at Ft. Drum, NY. He has authored a short story which is being published by St. Petersburg Review. Ricardo was the Amir of the Muslim community in Auburn, NY.

On June 29, 1995 he married Bridgett Robinson in Watertown.

Surviving besides his wife, father and step-mother, Clementine Callender, is a brother, Craig; four sisters, Jasmine, Cassandra, Catherine and Glacia; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
, Watertown, NY
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