Archie Cameron, 88, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Springhurst Health Campus. He was born on September 27, 1928, in Massillon, Ohio as the son of Archie and Gladys (Gossman) Cameron.
He married Dorothy Bishop on December 28, 1948, in Noblesville. Archie worked for Chrysler Corporation as a skilled tradesman for many years before retiring in 1984. He was a 50-year member and past master of Eden Masonic Lodge 477 and a past worthy patron of Eden Order of Eastern Star. Archie was a member of the Greenfield Friends Church and a Boy Scout co-leader for many years at the Eden United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping, card games, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and vacationing with family in Michigan and at Lake Santee.
Archie is survived by his son, Dan (Pam) Cameron of Greenfield; daughter, Rebecca (Michael) Knox of Greenfield; six grandchildren, Casey (Nicole) Cameron of Greenfield, Cameron (Sabrina) Knox of McCordsville, Cory (Kristin) Knox of Pendleton, Carmen Knox of Greenfield, Alison (Jonathan) Williams of Annapolis, Maryland and Whitney (Kendall) Soden of Indianapolis; and seven great-grandchildren.
Archie was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Cameron; and eldest son, Robert Cameron.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140, with viewing two hours prior to the service. A masonic service will take place prior to the funeral service at 12:45 p.m., also at the mortuary. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery in Cumberland.
Archie’s family would like to thank Springhurst Health Campus/Legacy of Springhurst and Hancock Regional Hospice for their kind, compassionate and quality care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Eden Masonic Lodge 477, 8073 N. State Road 9, Greenfield, IN 46140, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.
Friends may share a memory or a condolence at erleweinmortuary.com.