Campbell Cameron

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Campbell Cameron, age 87, was born April 16, 1930 in Mayfield, KY to Mildred and Boyd Cameron and grew up in Princeton, KY. Campbell graduated from Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, TN in 1949, and went on to graduate from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR and Murray State University in Murray, KY with a B.S. degree in math, religion, and industrial arts.
After serving with the US Army during the Korean War, Campbell taught at the Job Corp, Morganfield, KY and served as the assistant city planner in Paducah, KY. He then went back to his first love, teaching. He taught cadets at Castle Heights Military Academy, and served as Commandant of the Junior School. He also led the Lebanon Christian Academy, both of Lebanon, TN.
Campbell was a member of First Redeemer Church, a Kentucky Colonel and a Tennessee Colonel. He was a member of the local American Legion Post 307. He also participated in two missionary trips to Albania with Mighty Shephard Ministries.
Campbell is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret Vinson Cameron; daughter and son in law, Gigi Cameron (Tom) Tucker of Suwanee; granddaughters Jennifer Tucker (Justin) Tullis of Sugar Hill, Laura Tucker of Roswell; sister, Sharon Cameron Bates of Tampa, FL; nephews, David Cameron (Dana) Bates of West Palm Beach, FL, E.B. (Jami) Vinson of West Pueblo, CO and John Vinson of Princeton, KY.
Funeral services for Campbell were held Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 2;00 p.m. in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Thompson and Rev. Mike Schmid officiating. Pallbearers are David Bates, Justin Tullis, Brandon Heidmann, Nicholas Heidmann, Hugh Williams and Cody Nygun. Honorary Pallbearers are, John Arant, David McElhannon, Dallas Stitham, Charles Watson, former cadets of CHMA and students of LCA. A Committal Service will be held at Georgia National` Cemetery on Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m.
In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Mighty Shephard Ministries (MSM) Indian Orphanage, 1610 Redi Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at
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Published in Forsyth County News on Aug. 2, 2017
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