James Stuart Cameron, 82, of Syracuse, formerly of rural Urbana, Ind., died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at his home. He was born Jan. 14, 1932 in Kokomo, Ind., to William Charles and Gertrude Emma (Treichel) Cameron.
Jim was a 1949 graduate of Northwest High School in Kokomo. He served as an MP in the US Air Force for four years where he also played basketball. He was a farmer and owned and operated Cameron Farm Supply in rural Urbana from 1964 to 1994 and was a crop adjuster for Crop Pro. Jim was a member of the Urbana Lions Club and a 50-year member of the International Lions Club where he served as an international director from 1988 to 1990.
He is survived by two sons: Jeff (Melanie) Cameron of Warsaw, Ind., and Ron (Sherri) Cameron of Francesville, Ind.; seven grandchildren: Alyssa and Reid Cameron, both of Warsaw, Mary (Ben) Winfield of Springville, Utah, Angus Cameron, Ian Cameron, Emma Cameron, and Ewen Cameron, all of Francesville; and a great grandson, Cameron Winfield of Springville, and his former wife, the mother of his two sons, Frances Cameron of Warsaw. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash. There will be no service.
Preferred memorial is Urbana Lions Club.