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REV. JAMES CAMERON, SR.

July 6, 1954 — December 29, 2021

Rev. James “Chip” Cameron, Sr. peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the age of 67. He was a native and resident of New Orleans, LA. James was a graduate of George Washington Carver High School, where he played drums in the marching band. He also attended Southern University at New Orleans, where he studied Accounting. James served his country as a member of the United States Army and Louisiana National Guard from 1972-1980. Later, he became and Security Officer for the Orleans Parish School Board. In 2002, he was licensed to preach, and became an ordained minister in 2004. James completed massage therapy school at Blue Cliff College in 2007 and followed his entrepreneurial passion of opening his massage therapy business, Superior Touch. Chip, as he was affectionally known to family and friends, will be remembered for being outspoken, friendly, and extremely giving. Beloved husband of Sylvesta Huskey Cameron. Devoted father of James Jr., Derek, JaRhondaLynn, and Jahra Cameron, Vahnora (Robert) Ponson, and Michelle (Patrick) Hammond. Loving grandfather of James III, Jamee, Jordan, and Brandon Cameron, Corey Johnson, Cameron Bradley, Tiara, Dylan, and Chloe Ponson, Kaci Barnes, Ronald III, and Matthew Pendelton. Great grandfather of Angel Juarez. Son of the late Percy Lewis and Dorothy Dean Cameron Bourgeois. Stepson of the late Eddie Bourgeios, Jr. Brother of Ameal (Kim) Cameron, Dorothy “Sista” Cameron, Sylvester Cameron, and the late Robert Cameron, Jr., Terry Cameron, and Ricky Chester. Son-in-law of the late Mary Rhodes, Joseph Kyzar, and Willie Callaway. Lifelong friend/brother of Ruben Stepherns, Sr.  Godfather of Kimberly Bolds, Verlethia Brooks, and the late Ronald Stephens. James is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of New Life Fellowship Ministries, Faith Walkers Church, Cathedral of Faith Church, Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Broadmoor Community Church, and all neighboring churches; employees of Davita Healthcare, Touch of Royalty Salon, NOPD, L3Harris Technologies, Inc. of Van Nuys, CA, Rome Staffing and Diversity Recruiting, LLC are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Broadmoor Community Church, 2021 S. Dupre St. New Orleans, LA on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 10:00a.m. Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m. until service time at the above named church. Interment: Westlawn Cemetery-Gretna, LA Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA  To view and sigh the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.

         

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Visitation

Saturday, January 8, 2022

8:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

BOARDMOOR COMMUNITY CHURCH

2021 S Dupre St, New Orleans, LA 70125

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

BOARDMOOR COMMUNITY CHURCH

2021 S Dupre St, New Orleans, LA 70125

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