Brady D. Camp

Brady Denver Camp, 83, of Washington, W.Va., passed away April 27, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, with his family and friends at his side.

He was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Belleville, W.Va., a son of the late Ira A. and Loa Mae Camp.

He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior, and was baptized. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired from Walker Parkersburg. He enjoyed raising cattle, farming, gardening and tending to his berries. Brady was also a carpenter and built many houses in the Lubeck area with his brothers, Grady Camp and Hollie Camp. He was an avid woodworker, hunter, trapper and fisherman. He greatly enjoyed talking with family and friends and watching the purple martins from his back porch swing.

He is survived by his two daughters, Marsha Camp of Parkersburg and Brenda (Scott) Ayre of South Portland, Maine; four grandchildren, Jesse (Dawn) Nicholas of Cincinnati, Ohio, Megan Ayers of Parkersburg and Samuel Ayre and Lindsey Ayre, both of South Portland, Maine; one great-grandchild, Levi Nicholas of Cincinnati, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Brady was preceded in death by one sister, Marjorie Stenius; four brothers, Oric Camp, Francis Camp, Grady Camp and Hollie Camp; and an infant granddaughter, Brendan Ayers.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastor Roger Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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