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James Camp

September 16, 1940 — March 22, 2024

James K Camp, “Jimmy,” age 83, formerly of Clay/Pinson passed away Friday, March 22, 2024.   Jimmy was born to Carl and Georgia Camp and grew up in Cullman, Alabama with his three brothers: SC, Fred and Clifford and five sisters: Lorene, Mildred, Theolene, Jean, and Margret.   Jimmy served in the Navy as an Electrician and married the love of his life; Mary Roberson, on December 26, 1961.   He and Mary spent 57 happy years together.  Jimmy worked as a brick mason and was well known in Central Alabama for high quality workmanship.  Jimmy’s talents were many, he was an extremely accomplished guitarist, loved tinkering with computers and electronics, an avid roller skater, loved Alabama football, professional thrift store picker, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend who loved to entertain.  Jimmy often spoke of his fondest memories being when he took camping trips with his family in the Appalachian Mountains of Alabama and Tennessee.  

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Georgia Camp, wife Mary Camp, son Kenneth Camp, three brothers SC Camp, Fred Camp, and Clifford Camp, five sisters Lorene Scott, Mildred Lamberth, Theolene Hill, Jean Roberson, and Margaret Hamrick.  He is survived by his daughter Allyson Scott, one grandson Kenneth Camp, and two granddaughters Jennifer Wood and Ashley Vaughan and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.   

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Jefferson Memorial, 1591 Gadsden Highway, with Rev. Jimmy Ray of Overton First Baptist Church officiating.   United States Navy Funeral Honors and burial in Jefferson Memorial Garden of Love.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until service time at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens.  The family would like to express our deepest gratitude for the wonderful help and care given by UAB Hospital of Birmingham.   

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Visitation

Thursday, March 28, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 28, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

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