Valder Odell Chaddick, born August 2, 1919, was the son of Amos Lafayette and Calona Hazeltine Owens Chaddick. Nicknamed “Shorty,” he played football for Sulphur Springs and attended college on a football scholarship, finishing after a stint as a pilot in World War II. He was a teacher and football coach. He and his wife Mary Landrum had three children, Valder Jr., Mary, and Billy. He died June 25, 1963.