29 Sep On This Day in UB History: September 29 (Archie Cameron)
Archie Cameron (right), a missionary pioneer with the United Brethren church, passed away on September 29, 2005. He was He was 87 years old. His death occurred at the hospital in La Ceiba, Honduras. Archie had lived in Honduras since 1952, and had led the work there up through 1985.
For much of the year, Archie had been battling physical problems, including an enlarged heart and kidney ailments. Roger Reeck, a son-in-law living in La Ceiba, said Archie was spending several days a month in the hospital. He had gone into the hospital on Wednesday, September 28, and this time he didn’t leave.
Archie was buried in La Ceiba next to his wife, Maisy, who passed away April 23, 2003.
Archie is credited with starting the Spanish-speaking United Brethren work in Honduras. That story was told in the July 31 post.