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Cameron Obit Web

Ellis Kelly Cameron passed away August 14 at his home in Sumter, S.C.

Born November 11, 1928, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, Kelly was the son of the late Edna and Ellis Cameron of Ailsa Craig, Ontario, Canada and brother of the late Duncan Cameron.

In addition to his wife, Mary, he is survived by daughter Susan Linesman and husband, Terry, of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada; son James Cameron and wife, Barbara, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; son Philip Cameron and wife, Caroline, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; and daughter Chris Sarafin and husband, Steve, of Camden, South Carolina; along with cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Kelly was a graduate of the Ontario Agriculture College in 1948. He pursued a career in the poultry industry with Campbell Soup beginning in Listowel, Ontario, Canada. His career with Campbell Soup led him and his family to Fayetteville, Arkansas, in 1972 and then on to Sumter, South Carolina, in 1977. Kelly retired to establish a horse stable in Sumter where he enjoyed caring for the horses, the dogs and all those who boarded their horses at The Stable.

A memorial service will be held at Church of the Holy Cross today, August 17 at 1 p.m.

Memorials can be made to The Church of the Holy Cross 335 Kings Hwy. Sumter, SC 29154.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.