Fred A. Camden Sr.


Mr. Fred A. Camden Sr., 86, husband of Nancy Doughty Camden and resident of Belle Haven, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, at his residence. A native of Bridgetown, he was the son of the late W.H. Camden and the late Mary M. Camden. He was retired from Kellam Distributing and Propane Co. and was the founder and owner of Camden Brothers Inc., a member of Craddockville United Methodist Church, Exmore Moose Lodge #683, American Legion and the Eastern Shore Tractor Club. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a daughter, Theresa C. Adams and her husband, Sid, of Belle Haven; a son, F.A. Camden Jr. and his wife, Twila, of Belle Haven; a brother, F. Wayne Camden and his wife, Joann, of Pocomoke, Md.; a sister, Mildred C. Rowe and her husband, Page, of Church Neck; three grandchildren, Kelly Antrim, of Painter, Scott Hines and his wife, Emily, of Exmore, and F. A “Tripp” Camden III of Washington, D.C.; and four great-grandchildren, Gabe Antrim, McKenna Rhatigan, Asher Hines and Bayleigh Rhatigan.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Doughty Funeral Home with the Revs. Rob Kelly and Doug Tanner officiating. Interment followed in Belle Haven Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Shore Christian Academy Building Fund, 11624 Occohannock Rd., Exmore, VA 23350.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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