Paul D. Camp III

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008

RICHMOND—Paul Douglas Camp III, died June 17, 2008.

Mr. Camp was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Paul D. Camp Jr.

Paul, known as “Popsie” within his loving family, is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Lee” Donaldson Camp; his son, P. Douglas Camp IV; his daughter, Dr. Elizabeth Camp Hanson and her husband, Commander Douglas James Hanson, and their daughters, Abigail Elizabeth Hanson and Katherine Annelise Hanson; and one sister, Cornelia Tracy Camp.

He took great joy and pride in his wonderful children and grandchildren.

An incredibly loving and giving family man, gentleman and friend, he had a gentle soul and a caring heart.

He loved Formula 1 Racing, a good joke, and Boys Night Out.

He grew up fox hunting, but graduated to Jaguars. He attended St. Christopher’s School, graduated from Choate of Wallingford, Conn.; attended the Leys School in Cambridge, England; graduated from Williams College (Class of 1963, and was still class treasurer); and from The Darden School of the University of Virginia.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1961. He worked at IBM, Craigie, Inc., A.M. Pullen and Avis.

He was a vestryman and chalice bearer at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and was a founding board member of the St. Stephen’s pre-school.

He served on the boards of the Virginia Holocaust Museum, Historic Richmond Foundation, and the Children’s Museum of Richmond.

His guidance in the Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation and the Elms Foundation benefited numerous institutions, including renovation of the Chapel at St. Christopher’s School.

He and his cousins established the Camp Library at the Darden School.

His memberships included The Country Club of Virginia, the Westmoreland Club, the Deep Run Club and the Wianno Club.

The funeral will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave., today at 10 a.m., with interment to follow at Hollywood Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Peter James Lee Chapel Fund at the Roslyn Conference Center, St. Catherine’s School, or St. Christopher’s School.