Died: Nov 8, 2012
Mechanic Falls, ME – Roy J. Caire, 80, of Mechanic Falls died at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, November 8, 2012. He was the husband of Tammy A. (Austin) Caire.
He was born in Sacramento, CA on December 24, 1931 a son of the late John R. & Valonda M. (Fiddely) Caire. He grew up in Sacramento and attended local area schools, graduating from McClutchy High School. He moved to Mechanic Falls in 2004, a year after marrying Tammy.
While in California Roy worked for Campbell Soup; he was also a Master Carpenter and built gun racks for the police departments among other things.
He enjoyed fishing; however working with wood was his passion, building anything and everything.
Besides his wife Tammy Austin-Caire he is survived by a sister Anita Jobes of Texas and two daughters Katherine M. Markofer and her husband Tom and Patricia D. Caire both of Sacramento, CA, a son Dennis M. Caire of Georgia and six step children April, Chrystal, Rocky and Amanda Lucas and Tabitha and Michael Mecham. He also leaves 15 grandchildren Timmy, Kimberly, Joey, Natalie, Raiquan, Victoria, Alyssa, Trinity, Zachary, Royalle, Savannah, Isaiah, Wyatt, Ben and Matthew, as well as 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late John R. Caire who died on May 7, 1977 and predeceased by 2 brothers ken and Lawrence of California.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 5 p.m. at _First Congregational Christian Church 19 Gloucester hill rd. New Gloucester, ME .
Arrangements are under the care of Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 981 Forest Ave Portland. Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Roy’s guestbook.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to:
American Cancer Society
1 Bowdoin Mill Island
Topsham, ME 04086