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Obituary Allen Camper



Allen Camper, 56, of Roanoke, Virginia, died unexpectedly of a heart attack August 17, 2002, while serving as a steward at a horse show in Mississippi.

Camper, a lifelong horseman, was a recognized judge and steward for the USA Equestrian, a job that took him to horse shows across the country. He was one of the founders of the Roanoke Valley Horse Show, a lifetime member of the American Saddlebred Horse Association, and a member of the United Professional Horsemen’s Association. He is a past president of the Roanoke Valley Horsemen’s Association and has served on its board. He was a graduate of Virginia Tech and served two years in Vietnam as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Camper is survived by his mother, Mrs. Margaret Camper, his wife, Mrs. June Camper, children Felicia Flood and Charles Goodrun, and a grandchild, Holland Flood.

Funeral services were held at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Donations can be made to the Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, the Roanoke Horse Show Allen Camper Memorial, or another charity of the donor’s choice.

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