Lester Cleveland Camp

LCLester Cleveland Camp, 75, of Charlotte, N.C., entered eternal rest Friday, Aug. 7, in The Brian Center, Charlotte.

Widower of Barbara Faye Surratt Camp, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Lesco and Mary Viola Camp.

He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church in Cowpens and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

“L.C.” was preceded in death by two sons, Lester Camp, Jr. and Clyde Camp; a brother, William Camp.

Surviving are two daughters, Hope Sweezy of Charlotte, and Mary Rivera of Gaffney; two stepdaughters, Rev. Barbara Curtis (Dan) of Chesnee and Mary Gregory (James) of Gaffney; two stepsons, Thomas Camp and Charles Surratt, both of Forest City, N.C.; one sister, Bessie Fink of Kings Mountain, N.C.; 20 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren.

Services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Alvin Stafford officiating.

The family is at the home of Mary and James Gregory, 202 Cherry St.

The Gilmore Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.