Robert Benjamin “Bob” Cammon, 96, died Thursday, September 30, 2010 in Tacoma, Washington.
He was born April 29, 1914 in Washington State the son of Helmer “Oscar” and Betsey Johnson Cammon.
Bob graduated from Lincoln High School in 1931 and from Washington State University in 1937, with a degree in mechanical engineering. He had a brilliant 35-year career with General Electric Company based in Saint Louis and traveled all over North America working on turbine engines.
Bob married Catherine “Kitty” Early on April 7, 1949, in Baring, Missouri and she preceded him in death on August 3, 1998.
Since 1972, he retired to homes near Baring, Missouri, and on Anderson Island, Washington.
Bob attended the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Baring, Missouri and was a member of the engineering society, Tau Beta Pi.
Bob is survived by several nieces and nephews including, Joe and his wife Joyce Delaney, Katie Delaney and Maggie Delaney all of Baring, Missouri; great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Betsey Cammon; his wife, Kitty Cammon; a sister, Anna Cammon and two brothers, Roger and Russell Cammon.
Funeral services were Saturday, October 9, 2010, at 2:00 p.m., at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.
Burial was in the St. Aloysius Cemetery in Baring, Missouri.
Father Joseph Hoi officiated and casket bearers were family and friends.
An expression of sympathy in memory of Bob Cammon may be left to the Knox County Nutrition Site or the Library. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street, Edina, Missouri 63537.