William B. "Bill" Cammack

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William B. ""Bill"" Cammack, 75, Lexington, died Oct. 19, 2012 at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas, from complications following surgery for cancer of the esophagus.
He was born April 7, 1937, in Owenton, the son of William L. and Sue Bainbridge Cammack. He was a graduate of Owen County High School, earned a bachelor of arts degree graduating cum laude from Transylvania University, and a master of arts degree in economics from the University of Kentucky. He worked for IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY and Lexington for 35 years, claiming to be IBM's oldest living computer programmer. After a two-week retirement, he worked for Perot Systems managing the Perot office in Lexington for 11 years with special assignments in London, England, Seattle, and San Francisco. In addition to his family, his greatest pleasures were tending the family's farm in Owen County, as well as working in his vegetable garden with his gardening partners in Lexington.
Survivors include: Anne, his wife of 53 years; a daughter, Ellen (Walt) Wisnicky; a son, Robert (Shannon) Cammack; three grandchildren, Matthew and Andrew Wisnicky, and Elise Cammack; and two brothers, Marc (Sally) Cammack, Cynthiana, and Andrew Cammack, Frankfort.
Family will receive friends at their family farm home at 3075 U.S. Hwy. 127N, Owenton, Ky. on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2-4 p.m. McDonald & New Funeral Homes, Owenton, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Oct. 25, 2012