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In Memoriam | Fall 2021

In Memoriam: 1940s

Notices sorted by graduation date

Robert A. “Bob” Kuhn (Col ’45) of Florham Park, New Jersey, died Oct. 21, 2019. After attending Queens College for one semester, the U.S. Navy recruited him under its V-12 program in World War II. He attended Hobart College and the NROTC program at UVA, where he commissioned as an ensign. He later attended the Naval Japanese Language School at Oklahoma A&M before being honorably discharged. After a year working for American Airlines, Mr. Kuhn earned his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Graduate School of Business and began a career with Allied Chemical. He retired as a product supervisor in the chrome chemicals division. Mr. Kuhn was always active in his church, serving on committees and the church council. In the community, he was a member of the Florham Park Library Board of Trustees for 14 years and an active member of the local chapter of the AARP, serving three years as a member of its board. In earlier years, he was a member of the Hanover Park High School Band Parents and served as its treasurer. He enjoyed gardening, taking vacations with family and friends, and traveling with his wife. Survivors include his wife, Henrietta; daughters Linda and Carol; two grandsons; a granddaughter; and a sister.

William Hoke Camp Jr. (Com ’48 CM) of Louisville, Kentucky, died March 19, 2021. He served in France and Germany with the U.S. Army during World War II, when he earned the combat infantry badge and was awarded the Bronze Star. At UVA, Mr. Camp was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon and the V Club, earning his letter as manager of the basketball team. He returned to Louisville, where he was president of Shippers Supply Co. until his retirement in 2005. In 1981, he moved to Cedar Hill Farm in Oldham County until moving back to Louisville in 2017. Cedar Hill Farm has been placed in a preservation and conservation easement restricting future development. Mr. Camp was predeceased by his first wife of 55 years, Edith Fitzhugh Camp, and son William Hoke Camp III. Survivors include his second wife, Katherine; his three children, Henry F. Camp (Col ’78 CM), Mary Lawrence “Laurie” Camp Vieth (Col ’80 CM) and James C. Camp (Engr ’85); eight grandchildren, including Mary Irene Vieth (Col ’15 CM); and two great-grandchildren.