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John Christopher "Chris" McCamey


1959 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
McCamey John Christopher "Chris" McCamey, born November 15, 1959, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 11, 2017. He is survived by his children, Jordan (Jessica Kirsner) McCamey, Devonie McCamey, Kendell McCamey, and Ian McCamey; and their mother, Kelly McCamey; his father, Charley McCamey; his sisters, Kathy (Jason) Abbott and Colleen (Paul) Woodbury; his niece, Lauren Woodbury; and many McCamey and Umbs relatives. He is preceded in death by his loving mother Jill Suzanne (Umbs) McCamey and grandmother Helen Marie (Bensinger) Umbs, with whom he shared a great love of music. Chris was a lifelong musician. In the 1980s, he played bass with several local area bands, including Amy and the Boys and The Pointe. He also played bass for the praise team at Discover Christian Church for many years. Chris worked as a stockbroker and was owner of Sierra Brokerage Services until the early 2000s. He was also passionate about working on and learning about cars. He was a loving father who was steadfastly supportive and proud of his four children. He gave them unconditional love, abundant advice and motivation, and the biggest, warmest hugs. In lieu of flowers, the family will gratefully accept donations to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=1272681. The McCamey family will host a gathering from 6:30-7:30 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Memorial Service on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society, 5464 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214. Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave the family an online condolence.


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 15, 2017
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