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Raymond F. ‘Bud’ Caffrey Jr.

• Updated May 27, 2014 at 3:57 PM

A celebration of life ceremony for Mr. Caffrey will be held later this summer in New England where he grew up.

Mr. Caffrey, age 77, passed away May 23, 2014.

Mr. Caffrey recently moved to Mt. Juliet from Garland, Texas. He honorably served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid hockey and baseball fan. Most of all, he loved being with his family and friends.

Mr. Caffrey was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Richardson, Texas and recently joined St. Stephen Catholic Community in Mt. Juliet.

Mr. Caffrey was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Sr.; mother, Ruth; and brother William.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Pauline (Tremblay) Caffrey; sister, Georgia Caffrey; brother; Thomas Caffrey; daughter, Louise; sons, Raymond III (Kelly), Michael (Desiree); grandchildren, Raymond Caffrey IV, Richard Oldfield, Jonna Caffrey, Kristin (Chris) Coe, Dillon Caffrey, Justin Caffrey, Monica Caffrey, Ryan Caffrey; great-grandchildren, Shaun Caffrey and Gabryel Coe.