HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Nick Cannon and grandfather James Cannon arrive at the 2013 TeenNick HALO Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on November 17, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
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May comfort and peace please find the hearts and minds of Nick and his family. 

Sydney Scott
May, 23, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with Nick Cannon as he mourns the loss of his grandfather.

On Sunday morning, the actor and television personality announced that his grandfather had passed away and honored his memory by sharing a series of images on Instagram including one of his grandfather and son Moroccan, captioned: "Will forever cherish this moment!"

Will forever cherish this moment!

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Cannon also shared a collage of the two with the message, "And they ask where I get it from! LOL
Love you Pops! I feel you already! To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. It's a celebration! #Universe #Vibrations #UndyingSpirit "Job Well Done My Son"

Our hearts go out to Nick and his family.

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