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Don C. Cameron, retired welder

July 18, 2013

Don C. Cameron, 68, of Millsboro, formerly of Randallstown, Md.,passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Kittery, Maine, June 28, 1945, son of the late Eber Glen and Elizabeth Charlotte (Haddon) Cameron. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Navy.

Don was employed as a welder with Bethlehem Steel in Baltimore, Md., with 15 years of service, and then retired from American Bottlers Company in Owings Mills, Md., after 15 years of service. He was a member of American Legion Post 28 in Millsboro. Don loved gardening and being outdoors. He was also talented, working with hands where he could seem to build or fix anything.

He is survived by his partner of 38 years, Clarence Barkley of Millsboro; a daughter, Kristin Deskin and her husband Christopher of Bel Air, Md.; and two grandchildren, Benjamin Michael Deskin and Cameron Deskin, both of Bel Air.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 22, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where friends and family may call after 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Don’s name to  Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301, Attn. Gift Processing.