He was born June 20, 1957, in Arkansas. He lived in the Clay City area for several years and graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1977. Following high school, he attended Olivet Nazarene University. Mr. Camp moved back to Arkansas and began preaching in the towns of Cabot, Mansfield, and Ozark. In 1990, he moved to Kankakee, Ill., where he worked at Riverside Hospital in the mental health unit. In 1991, he moved to Clay City and most recently to Seelyville. He was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Clay City. In his free time, he enjoyed spending time out doors, camping, fishing and spending time with his grandson Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Jimmy Camp and Jasper Morgan.
Survivors include daughter Angie Camp, three sons Ryan Camp, William "Gus" Camp, and Wes Camp (Whitney), grandson Mason Camp, sisters Kate, Retha, Nola May, Rosie and Julie, as well as several aunts, uncles and extended family members.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at 7 p.m., with Pastors Dan and Gregg MacDonald officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday, from 4 p.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ozark National Scenic Riverways c/o Donations P.O. Box 490 Van Buren, Mo. 63965.
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