Obituary: Bennie Joe Camp

Bennie Joe Camp, a deacon and longtime Bible study teacher at First Baptist Church in Bryan, died Feb. 19 in College Station. He was 90.

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Bennie Joe Camp, a deacon and longtime Bible study teacher at First Baptist Church in Bryan, died Feb. 19 in College Station. He was 90. He was born in Greenville, March 19, 1927, to George Roy Camp and Artie Jackson Camp. He earned his undergraduate degree from East Texas State Teachers College and his master’s degree and doctorate in biochemistry from Texas A&M University, where he joined the faculty. After retiring from the Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1989, he worked 25 years as owner and analytical chemist at Mega Lab, an environmental testing laboratory. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Bryan more than 50 years, where he taught adult Sunday school classes. He was preceded in death by four brothers. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Camp of Bryan; son, Ben Camp and his wife Sheri of College Station; daughter, Maggie Kruse and her husband Dale of College Station; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

 

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