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Eldon G. Cameron


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Eldon G. Cameron Obituary
Eldon G. Cameron, 87, a long time resident of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Monday, March 12, 2018 at his home. He had been under the care of his loving family and many friends.
Eldon was born the 7th of nine children on November 28, 1930 in Gridley, California to Grover Cameron and Katie Price. He grew up on his family's orchard and farm and attended schools in Gridley.
Eldon joined the Air Force and was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. Upon his return, he attended college. There he met and married Evelyn Claire Hansen of Hammonton, California on September 28, 1956. They were sealed together as a forever family in the Oakland Temple in California.
Eldon and Evelyn were blessed with 3 children. In 1967, they moved to Blackfoot, Idaho where they were blessed with 3 more children. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, hiking and camping with his family and gardening.
Eldon worked for the Telephone Company for 34 years. He was a High Priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served multiple Stake Missions. With his wife, he also served a mission to the Forth Hall Indian Reservation and served many years as temple ordinance workers in the Idaho Falls Temple, and in the family history center.
Eldon is survived by his wife, Evelyn Claire (Hansen); his six children: Kelly Brian of Irvine, California; Cynthia Kay (Skinner) of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Judy Dianne of Blackfoot; Eric Grover of Coeur d'Alene; Amanda Irene (Gardner) of Salmon, Idaho and Alice Naomi (Guindi) of Emmaus, Pennsylvania; 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Katie Cameron, and most of his brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the LDS Chapel at 660 Teton Drive in Blackfoot under the direction of the Hawker Funeral Home.
There will be a viewing at the church 1 hour prior to the services from 12-1 p.m.
Burial will be at the Grove City Cemetery. Military Rites will be performed at the cemetery by American Legion Stewart Hoover Post 23. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Mar. 15, 2018
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