Amos Towle Camp ’50

Amos Towle Camp ’50 of Annandale, Va., died August 27, 2005. He was president of Camp Distributors, Inc., a distributor of health products. At Davidson he was a member of Sigma Delta Pi, ROTC, and Phi Gamma Delta. He was a member of the varsity basketball and football teams. Just twenty days following his graduation, he was called up for service for the Korean War. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Div. at Fort Bragg, N.C. for two years. He was editor of the Korean War Veterans Association magazine, The Graybeards, during the time the Korean War Memorial was dedicated on July 27, 1995. He established his own business after leaving active duty but managed to get in twenty-eight years of overall service counting reserve time and retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was a past lieutenant governor of the Kiwanis, past post commander of the American Legion, and was a Bible teacher in his church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Jones Camp. They had a son, Stephen, and a daughter, Tracey C. Furman. He is survived by his second wife, Emelina R. Camp, 7828 Rebel Dr., Annandale, Va. 22003 and her five grown children; a brother, Carol Camp ’52 of Akron, Ohio; and grandchildren.