Richard E. Cameron

Phone installer, 72Richard E. Cameron, 72, of Astoria, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, in Astoria.

Mr. Cameron was born Sept. 20, 1932 in Condon. He was raised by his mother, Edith Sampson Odenborg and her husband Cecil T. Odenborg.

Mr. Cameron graduated from Astoria High School in 1950 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He was a radio repairman during the Korean War. In 1956, he went to work for Pacific N.W. Bell, doing installation and repair work. He retired in 1986.

He married Joyce Wilson in 1959 in Astoria. She survives, residing in Astoria.

He enjoyed reloading and shooting competitively, hunting, camping and cutting wood.

Mr. Cameron was a member of the Astoria Friends of the National Rifle Association, Clatskanie Rifle and Pistol Club and the Over The Hill Gang.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Cameron is survived by two sons, Doug and Paul Cameron of Astoria; one granddaughter, Andrea Cameron of Astoria; and a cousin, Ann Lloyd of Arizona.

At his request, there will be no service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Caldwell's Luce-Layton Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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