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Cameron Robert Amber, 20, a resident of Churubusco, passed away at 6:35 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, from the results of a two-vehicle accident on U. S. 33, south of Churubusco.
Amber was born Feb. 5, 1990 in Columbia City, a son of Robert C. and Marna (Friskney) Amber and was a lifelong resident of Churubusco. He graduated from Churubusco High School in 2009, and was the schoolâ€™s quarterback for its semistate football team in 2007. He had served with the U. S. Air Force, coached Churubusco Youth Football and enjoyed his diesel truck.
He had been employed at 80/20 in Columbia City since August.
The surviving relatives include his parents, Bob and Marna Amber of Churubusco; two sisters, Ashton (James Ford) Amber of Fort Wayne and Taylor Amber, a student at Huntington University; a brother, Carlin Amber, at home; his paternal grandparents, Don and Patty Amber of Churubusco; his maternal grandmother, Marjorie Friskney of Albion; his fiancee, Nicole Pippenger of Avilla; and a nephew, Braylon McCoy.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Willis J. Friskney Aug. 1, 2010.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Churubusco United Methodist Church, with Pastors Corinne K. Boruff and Timothy Grable, officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, or one hour prior to the service Monday morning. Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.
In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to Churubusco Youth Football; or the trust for the child of Cameron and Nicole in care of Star Financial Bank.
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco is in charge of the arrangements.
To leave an online condolence for the family in memory of Cameron, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.