Dr. Louis M. Cameron

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Dr. Louis M. Cameron
AIKEN, SC - Dr. Louis M. Cameron, age 80, passed away on August 26, 2016. He was born in Richmond, VA to the late William Wayne Cameron, Sr. and the late Margaret Marchetti Cameron.
He graduated from the University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, BS in Physics; George Washington University, Washington, D.C., MS in Physics; and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., PhD in Nuclear Physics. During this time, he also served eight years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. Lou's career spanned 41 years, 30 of which were with the federal government. The majority of his service was with the Department of the Army, where he held various positions, the most memorable being Director, Army Night Vision Laboratory, Ft. Belvoir, VA. Other positions included, Director, Harry Diamond Laboratory, Adelphi, MD; and U.S. Army, Director of Research and Technology, Pentagon, Arlington, VA. After retiring from the government, he continued working in private industry on various defense programs to include Ballistic Missile Defense.
Other than total enjoyment of his work life, he also enjoyed golf, competitive trap shooting, and helping others. He was a member of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church and gave of his time and talents in the soup kitchen.
Survivors include his wife, Retta M. Cameron; his daughter, Julie Cameron (Dan) of Arlington, VA; his son, Chad Moore (Meghan) of Leesburg, VA; and four grandchildren, Ella, Cameron, Kelsey, and Charlie. Other survivors include; one brother, Wayne Cameron (Jean) of Richmond, VA, two sister-in-laws, Joan Morris and Patsy Gilbert (Don) of Collinsville, VA, 2 nephews and 4 nieces.
A service will be held at the Memorial Garden of Pohick Episcopal Church, Lorton, VA, at a date to be determined. Memorials may be made to, Agape Foundation Hospice Care, 1624 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201.
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Pohick Episcopal Church
9301 Richmond Hwy
Lorton, VA 22079
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Aug. 31, 2016
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