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Dwight Kamback

Dwight Kamback

August 19, 1944 - April 25, 2018     Age: 73

Dwight O. Kamback, Jr., 74, of Fernandina Beach passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, he was a son of the late Dwight O. and Miriam Fullbright Kamback.

Growing up in Muncie, Indiana among other activities, he was a Boy Scout and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He held degrees from Ball State University, Purdue University and the University of Northern Colorado and spent his entire working career teaching biology and chemistry at the college level.

He married the former Linda Miller in Pennsylvania in 1978. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, brother son and uncle. He dearly loved attending all of his children’s activities. In addition to his children’s varied activities, he loved the outdoors. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lake City, Florida where, among other ministries, he was a member of the choir.

After retirement, he and Linda moved to their beloved Fernandina Beach.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Kamback; a daughter, Katherine; two sons, Peter and Charles; a sister, Jeanne in Ohio, a brother, Joe in Indiana as well as nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

Services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, July 2, 2018 at Memorial United Methodist Church.  He will be laid to rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery.

Those desiring may make donations in his memory to Alzheimer’s Association 4237 Salisbury Rd #406, Jacksonville, FL 32216 or the Nassau County Council on Aging, 1367 S 18th St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.

3 Condolences

  • Robin Baker Posted May 4, 2018 6:40 am

    Linda, during this difficult time, I’m hoping you can find some comfort knowing you have the support of good friends and family. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Liz and Gary Smith Posted May 6, 2018 3:20 pm

    Dear Linda: We were sad to read of Dwight’s passing. Our deepest sympathy go out to you and your children. His care was a huge responsibility for you and we know he is eternally grateful. God bless all of you. May the happier memories of the healthy years sustain you. Love, Liz and Gary Smith

  • Faye Posted May 7, 2018 8:50 pm

    Dear Linda, Katherine , Peter , Charles, So many memories of all the good times we shared in Pennsylvania. Dwight was always the fireworks guy., he loved helping the kids enjoy all those outdoor times. He was always so calming and had a solution to every obstacle. It is quite obvious how great he was when you see the wonderful children he and Linda raised. He was a wonderful man who will be truly missed. Peace and blessings to all of you. Love to all

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