Christopher Camp, 25

Christopher Allen Camp passed away on March 28 at his home. Chris was born on April 27, 1988 in Wabash, the son of Theresia Pogue (Richard Hunt) and James Camp (Debbie Camp).

Chris was a stay at home dad. He bowled for 10 years at Homer’s Riverside Fun Center. Chris enjoyed the poker run, Waldo rides, Jimmy Deans and Cole Porter Festivals. The last five years Chris would help set up and tear down the sets at Brandt’s Harley Davidson over in Wabash. He was a talented guitar played and loved to play the drums as well. When Chris was 15 years old, he would stand outside of Hangar 18 and listen to one of his many favorite bands, Trip Hammer, and he has been their biggest fan for the last 10 years. He loved the band KISS as well as his favorite band member, Ace Frehley. His favorite song by them was God of Thunder. He has bee to see KISS live in concert six different times. Chris was quite the video gamer. His favorite games were Guitar Hero Metalica, Donkey Kong Country and Pokemon. Chris’s most favorite times were when he was with his son Hayden. His son was his best friend and they always wrestled, played games and would take naps together. He also loved playing with his stepdaughter Kaydance, and would always pick on her, cuddle with her just so they could watch Star Wars. 

Chris was expecting a little girl of his own on April 21 and him and his companion, Taryn Lewis, picked out the name Sophia Camp. He was the most loving and caring person that anyone would ever meet. He had a lot of nicknames Like Big C or Bid old teddy bear, but the one he liked the most was Zordon (from the 90s show Power Rangers) and he nicknamed all of his close friends as the rangers. The green ranger is Taryn Lewis, pink ranger is Lacie Housel, red ranger is Axl Berry, blue ranger is Mikhail Blue, black ranger is Justin Springer, white ranger is Jack- E45 and the yellow ranger is Abby Nelson. He also nicknamed his mom and stepfather as Ma Rita and Lord Zed, and his friend CJ Minarik was goldar. Chris loved all of his friends dearly and would do anything for them.

His grandmother, Lillie Colwell and his brother, Michael Camp, preceded Chris in death. Chris is survived by his son, Hayden Ringeisen, soon to be born daughter, Sophia Camp, stepdaughter, Kaydance Lewis- Sherrick, companion, Taryn Lewis, grandfather, Clen Colwell, grandmother, Bev Ewing, a sister, Angel Colwell, four nieces and nephews, Gabby Camp, Damian Camp, Sianna Arnold and Ian Gibson. Uncles and aunts, Bill Colwell (Jill), George Colwell (Julie), Cathy Jones (Frank), cousins, Tim Colwell (Cecilia), Zakkary Colwell, Justin Colwell, Logan Colwell, Meghan Jones and many friends who love him.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 4 at Zion Chapel Church in Peru with Pastor Rod Corel officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Posted on 2014 Apr 18