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 Cameron Edward “Camie” Ohnmeiss

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Cameron Edward “Camie” Ohnmeiss

  • Birth 3 Sep 1932 Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 6 Jan 1994 Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
  • Plot Section 11, Plot 169
  • Memorial ID 6395847

Cameron was the son of Raymond Franklin Ohnmeiss and Hilda Marie Calvert. He attended Curtin Junior High School and Williamsport High School, Lycoming county, Pennsylvania. In 1951 he enlisted in the US Army and participated in the Korean War. He was later stationed at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford county, Maryland. And then in the Summer of 1964, at the age of 31, Cameron, his wife and 3 sons arrived at Fort Huachuca, Cochise county, Arizona. They moved into a small, 1-story, 3 bed room, concrete-block, house at 105 Nickles Avenue. In December 1966 his daughter was born at Raymond W. Bliss Army Hospital. Cameron was Chief Instructor Supervisor of the Airborne Sensors Department, Combat Surveillance School. While at Fort Huachuca he rented several garden plots at the army post and grew vegetables. Besides gardening, camping was one of his hobbies. He retired from the US Army in July 1970, as a Sergeant Major (E9), after 20 years service. During his military career, he was awarded the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Aircraft Crewman Badge and the Meritorious Service Medal. After retirement, he returned to his hometown of Williamsport. In 1973, he returned to Arizona and resided in Sierra Vista. Cameron later worked as a civil service employee at Davis Monthan Air Force base in Tucson, Arizona. He also owned a landscaping business and a mobile home repair company in Sierra Vista. During the latter part of his life he did a little farming in Hereford, Arizona. He died in his sleep early in the morning. The cause of death was classified as: cardiac arrest. Flu was a contributing factor. He was 61 years, 4 months, 3 days old.

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  • Added: 6 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6395847
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cameron Edward “Camie” Ohnmeiss (3 Sep 1932–6 Jan 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6395847, citing Fort Huachuca Cemetery, Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Number1 (contributor 46535098) .