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Amon Cameron

Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

Dec 29, 1936 – Sep 7, 2020 (Age 83)


December 29, 1936
September 7, 2020
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania


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Pitts Funeral Home of Aliquippa - Aliquippa Obituary

Amon Cameron, 83 of Aliquippa peacefully entered eternal rest on Sunday, September 6, 2020 surrounded by his wife and children. Amon affectionally known as AC was born to the late John and Clora Cooper Cameron, in Americus GA. AC was preceded in death by his brothers Ollie (OC), Bobby and his twin Amos. 

He migrated to Aliquippa as a young man in 1954. He was first employed by Wilkins Jewelers, Dixmont State Hospital and finally Jones and Laughlin Steel for years as a Millwright in the Maintenance Dept. When the mill closed, AC began his own business “ACE Hauling and Cleaning.”

AC was known for his love for his family; family was everything to him. There was nothing more important to him he would always say take care of your family. AC believed in having your own, he taught his children to always have their own and was extremely proud of each one of them. His mottos were “if you made a dollar, save a nickel,” and “if you take care of your job, your job will take care of you.”

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his loving wife PerlyMae; children Renee, Philadelphia, PA; Denise (Leroy) Grant, Yaphank, NY; Keith (Stacey) Monroeville,PA and Daryl (Sherri) Youngstown, Ohio. Six grandchildren: Tamileka,  Donte, Tianna, Deneese, Khala and Isaiah; Ten great-grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; sister Rosa Burks and brother CarrieJohn (CJ) (Dorothy) both of Aliquippa. Sister in Laws: Barbara Cameron, Leetsdale, Eva Cameron, Earlena Powell, Aiquippa and Shirley Felton McKeesrock, PA.; cousin Doris Hightower, Aliquippa; Goddaughter Cynthia Newsome, Aliquippa. Special friends Elizabeth Jorden, Joseph and Dorothy Smith, Grace Carter and Anita Walker and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends on Monday, September 14, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, with a home going celebration to follow at 12:00 pm at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. A. Piper eulogizing followed with entombment at Woodlawn Cemetery. Professional services are entrusted to Pitts Funeral Home of Aliquippa. All CDC guidelines will be followed and everyone must wear a mask.   

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Mr. AC, thank you for always embracing me and my family. You provided knowledge on the history of downtown Aliquippa on a regular basis. You shared knowledge on how to be happy in every situation. You were very wise and I loved talking with you. Your sense of humor could bring a smile to anyone's face. I pray for peace and comfort to the family.

Our condolences to the Cameron family. From Thomas & Sharon Steals Jr. Hamburg ny. May our God's peace dwell with your family.

Sending my condolences to Daryl and Keith sorry to read of your loss , my God sustain you during this time.

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. I will miss AC calling me Parham is that you whenever he heard my voice or saw me out and about? He always made sure I was alright and taken care of. We loved getting together with the family for the bar b ques. Rest in Peace AC. William, Belinda Walker and family.