Herbert B. Camp, 96, formerly of Camden Tn. passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022 at Anna Mae Owens Hospice House in Murray, KY. Herbert was born in Holladay, TN to the late Bud C. Camp and Mary Ella Prince Camp on February 18, 1926. He was proceeded in death by Hazel Lovell Herndon Camp, his wife of 58 years and his brothers Roy Camp, Willard Camp and sister Lorene Espenscheid Adams.
He is survived by his children Mary Camp Browning (Joe) and Mark Edwin Camp (Jeannie). He was Granddaddy Herb to his five grandchildren Matthew Browning (Melissa), Samuel Browning (Julie), Steven Camp (Ashley), Bradley Camp (Ellen) and Hannah Camp. His six great grandchildren were a blessing to his life, Alexander Browning, Nicholas Browning, Elizabeth Browning, Greyson Browning, Nathaniel Camp and Herbert H Camp (Herbie, named after his great grandfather).
Herb enjoyed visiting people in Health Care facilities, calling friends, family and members of First Baptist Church on their birthdays. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed being on the golf course. He was known as the “Golf Cart Man”. He loved working on, selling and trading golf carts. He was also the “Mole Man” on North Forrest Ave. It was a mission for him to rid his yard and his neighbor’s yards of moles.
Herb was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member and Deacon Emeritus of the First Baptist Church, Camden, Tn., a retired Safety Engineer for TVA. A member of Magic Valley Golf Club Association, BPOE Elks Lodge, VFW, American Legion. After the death of Rep. William Herndon (Herb’s Brother-in-law), he served the remainder of Rep. Herndon’s term as a Tennessee State Representative for the 74th Legislative District.
Visitation and a Celebration of Life will be held at Oakdale Funeral Home on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 12 Noon. Funeral services will be held at Oakdale Funeral Home Chapel September, 10, 2022 at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in the Camden City Cemetery.
The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Herbert’s memory to the Music Department at First Baptist Church, 269 Post Oak Ave., Camden, TN 38320.
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