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Richard B. Cameron Jr.

Richard B. Cameron Jr.


Richard Bruce Cameron Jr. passed away peacefully at home in Brainerd, Minn., on Aug. 16, 2013.

Rich was born Aug. 1, 1956, in Minneapolis to Richard Sr. and Kathlean Cameron.

He lived in Minneapolis until the family relocated to Pequot Lakes his sophomore year. He graduated from Pequot Lakes High School and attended the Staples Vo-Tech where he received a certificate in machining. Rich was proud to own his own aluminum mold company for a number of years and most recently was employed at Lakeland Mold Company as a production planner. He was known for his attention to detail and always strived for perfection no matter what he was doing.

Rich married his wife, Lori, on July 14, 2007. He loved to travel and they spent many wonderful vacations in Mexico and took several road trips around Minnesota and traveled to Colorado, Oregon and Washington. Rich enjoyed reading and doing stained glass. He loved taking long walks, always looking for rocks or seashells to collect along the way. He loved riding his motorcycle. He liked keeping busy and spent many hours remodeling their house. Most of all, he loved spending time with family, especially time at “the camping house” with his grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by his wife, Lori; daughter, Jessica (RJ) Cameron-Ruud; son, Ryan (Brittany) Cameron; stepdaughters, Brittany, Erika and Caitlyn Kohl; stepson, Alex Rohde; grandchildren, Gavin and Madelyn; his parents, Richard and Kathlean Cameron Sr.; siblings, Terri (Jim) Spielman and David (Sue) Cameron; his in-laws, Kenny and Vicki Zenk; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

A memorial service was held Thursday, Aug. 22, at 1 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, Minn. Friends and family were invited to gather Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel and one hour prior to services. A private family interment took place at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements were with Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, Minn.