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John Thomas "Jack" Cambron

Brighton 12/12/2013

BRIGHTON- John Thomas "Jack" Cambron, 69, died unexpectedly at 3:44 p.m., Thursday, December 12, 2013 in the emergency room at Jersey Community Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.
He was born in Alton on Nov. 19, 1944, one of twelve children born to the late Frank & Dorothy (Lohr) Cambron.
He graduated from Jersey Community High School, and had been employed in the Brass Mill at Olin Corp. for 42 years before retiring in 2009.
Jack was a man of his word and of solid character. He treasured his family and made them the center of his world. He enjoyed camping and fishing, with Carlyle Lake his favorite destination.
He married the former Regina Atchison on Feb. 22, 1963 in Jerseyville, and they have shared 50 years of a wonderful marriage and the joys of their three children together.
Surviving are his wife, Regina Cambron; a daughter & son in law, Jacquelyn & James Meszaros of Jerseyville; a son, Joseph Cambron of Brighton; four grandchildren, Brianna Meszaros, Samantha Meszaros, Mathew Cambron & Emily Cambron; three brothers & a sister in law, Russell Cambron and Denny Cambron both of Brighton, Norman & Mary Cambron of Godfrey; seven sisters & brothers in law, Pat & Albert Reef of Brighton, Polly & Bill Jones of Dow, Fern & Paul Woelfel of Fieldon, Jane Cambron, Gerry Cambron both of Brighton, Rose Ann & Jim Woelfel of Fieldon, Joyce & Mike Hall of Brighton; a sister in law & brother in law, Toni & Allen Darr of Carrollton; a sister in law, Elaine Atchison of Brighton; many nieces and nephews; a his canine companion, Spooky.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, September Cambron on July 10, 1995; a brother, Robert Cambron; his mother in law, Emma (Vahle) Powers; and a brother in law, Richard Atchison.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Rev. John Gibson will officiate.
Cremation will take place following the services.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or to the 5A's in Alton

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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