John J. “Jack” Hynes, III passed peacefully after a brief illness at the Hospice Haven in Rockingham on Monday, May 8th.

Born in Bayonne, NJ on Jan. 20, 1945, he was the son of the late John J. Jr and Agnes (Sims) Hynes. Jack served his country in the U. S. Army.  Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Bayonne where Jack met and married Barbara Pawluk on April 2nd, 1970 and the couple raised two sons Keith and Daniel.  

Jack was very involved with his sons’ activities in the Boy Scouts of America and was involved with the George Washington Council in New Jersey.  After his retirement from Verizon, Jack and Barbara moved to Rockingham.  He was a quiet and reserved man who enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and all outdoor activities.

Jack, the loving husband of Barbara Hynes for the last 53 years, is survived by his sons Keith Michael Hynes and Daniel Joseph Hynes.  He is also survived by his grandson Keith Michael Hynes, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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