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June 13, 2014

Jackie L. Caynon Jr., 73

Pelham, NH — Jackie Louie Caynon, Jr., of Pelham, passed away on Monday, June 9, at the Greenbriar Terrace Nursing Home in Nashua, due to complications following a stroke. Jack was born in Miami, Fla. on Sept. 10, 1940 to Jessie (Nicholson) Caynon and Jackie Louie Caynon. He attended Lincoln Park Academy in Fort Pierce, and graduated with honors from Florida A&M University in 1962.

Jack married Jeannette (Knight) Caynon, of Fort Pierce, in 1959. They had four children: Jackie Louie Caynon III and his wife, Carla of Mattapoissett, Mass., Jessie Oslán of Medford, Mass., John Caynon and his wife, Willette of Litchfield, N.H., and Joanna Combs and her husband Allen of Hudson, N.H. In addition, they have nine grandchildren, Talesha, Allison and Chelsea Caynon, Jacqueline and Jessica Combs, Jared and Kendra Samuel, and Joanna and Jackie Louie Caynon IV. He is survived by his younger brother, John Arthur Caynon of Manvel, Texas.

Jack served in the United States Army Rangers, 29th Infantry, 1st Battalion Group, retiring from service in October 1965 at the rank of second lieutenant after two tours of duty in the Vietnam conflict. After his military service, Jack was employed by IBM before relocating with his family to Tustin, Calif., where he was employed by CalComp. They moved again to Pelham, N.H. in 1976, and Jack worked for various computer and software companies in the greater Boston area, eventually founding his own consulting firm, Caynon & Associates. Jack was active in numerous aspects of town government in Pelham, serving at various times on the school board and budget committee. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Parkland Hospital in Derry, N.H. from 1991 to 1998.

Among his many interests, Jack was an avid photographer, hi-fi enthusiast and rocket hobbyist. Inspired by the study of Freemasonry in recent years, Jack became an active member of Pulpit Rock Lodge #103 in Pelham, having been raised to a Master Mason in January, 2000. He was appointed a District Educational Officer of the 2nd Masonic District of the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire in 2008, becoming a Grand Lodge Chaplain with the style of Right Worshipful in 2012. He received the Jeremy Ladd Cross award, the highest award in New Hampshire Masonry, for his outstanding contributions to the Craft and the community.

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