Obituary: Roy Guy “Dick” Camp 

Roy Guy “Dick” Camp, longtime Texas Baptist pastor and associational director of missions, died Nov. 23. He was 96.

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Roy Guy “Dick” Camp, longtime Texas Baptist pastor and associational director of missions, died Nov. 23. He was 96. Camp was born Sept. 2, 1921, in Eastland County. He earned degrees from Texas Wesleyan University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His student pastorates included two churches near Brady and Retta Baptist Church in Burleson. He was the first pastor of Westview Baptist Church in Spring Branch, which began as a mission of West End Baptist Church. He next was pastor of First Baptist Church of Alvin, where he served until he became director of missions of Galveston Baptist Association. In retirement, he was a chaplain and worship leader at two assisted living facilities. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, LaVerne Camp; his sisters, Elaine Delashaw and Enise Behrman; and his brother, Lofton Camp. He is survived by his brother, Joe Camp and his wife Catherine of Vancouver, Wash.; his sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Martha Mannahan Camp of Pearland and Doug and Paula Weston Camp of Spring; four granddaughters; and 14 great-grandchildren.

 

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