John Caudill Obituary, Cause Of Death – John Alexander “John Alec” Caudill, age 23, went away on March 2, 2023 in the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in the United States of America. His parents, William Samuel “Bill” Caudill and Anne McLean Caudill had their first child, a son, on December 3, 1999. He was their eldest son. He was born in the state of North Carolina’s Scotland County.
John Alec was a member of the Laurinburg Presbyterian Church and was actively involved in the youth program of the church. In particular, he attended Montreat Summer Youth Conferences as part of his involvement. He joined Boy Scouts of America Troop 420 and eventually earned the rank of Life Scout through hard work and dedication.
He was selected to play in the percussion section of the all-state honors concert band during his senior year at Scotland High School (SHS), where he also held the position of drum captain for the Fighting Scots marching band. In 2018, he received his diploma from SHS, where he was also selected to participate in the percussion section of the all-state honors concert band.
John Alec was not only inducted into the inaugural swim team at SHS but he was also inducted into the National Honor Society. Both of these accomplishments were a part of John Alec’s high school experience. Also, he finished in second place the previous year and won first place in the overall competition at the University of North Carolina (UNC) – Pembroke’s Juried High School Art Exhibition in 2017. In addition, he was awarded the top prize in the overall competition in 2017.
Before joining the Jamestown (North Carolina) Pipes and Drums, John Alec was a member of the St. Andrews University Pipe Band. In addition, he had played with the St. Andrews University Pipe Band. In 2016, he went to Scotland with his family, and the following year, in 2017.
He participated in the Laurinburg-Oban Sister City Exchange Program. As a part of the program, he stayed in Oban, Argyll, Scotland, for a total of two weeks. Also, during the year 2016, he went to Scotland with his family. He had already finished one year of coursework at UNC – Greensboro and was working toward receiving his degree in filmmaking from the UNC School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem at the time of this writing.
It was planned that he will graduate in May of 2023. His short films have been selected for participation in the end-of-year “Best in Show” presentation that has been held at the UNCSA for the past two years. This presentation honors the best student work from the previous year.
His work can be seen on the most recent season of “Gold Rush” on the Discovery Channel. He worked on the season during the summer of 2022 as part of a paid internship with a production company that was based in the Yukon Territory of Canada.
The Yukon Territory of Canada is located in northwestern Canada. His maternal grandparents, William Jake and Margaret Kell Caudill, had already passed away by the time he was born; they had been his paternal grandparents.