Joseph G. Camacho, known to his friends as Joe and his grandchildren as Papa Joe, died peacefully on Monday, June 10, 2013, at his Heywood Creek home. He was 90.
Born September 13, 1922, on Martha’s Vineyard, he was a veteran of World War II and proudly served at Pearl Harbor and Vietnam where he received the Bronze Star.
He is survived by his two daughters, Barb Clark and her husband, Dave, and their son, Jonathan, of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Yvonne Wingrove and her husband, Lester, of Hayes, Virginia, and their children, Michael and Emily, his sister Virginia Maciel and her children, Raymond and Kathleen, of Martha’s Vineyard. The family requests donations be made to the Gloucester Mathews Humane Society or the Abingdon Rescue Squad. Services are private.