Cameron Seth Gonzalez, age 14, of Fox Trot Lane, Vilas, passed away Thursday evening, February 20, 2014.

Cameron was born March 14, 1999 in Watauga County. He was a freshman student and Private First Class in the JROTC Program at Watauga High School in Boone. He was a graduate of Parkway Elementary School.

Cameron is fondly remembered for the way he had of bringing smiles and laughter into a room. He loved it when everyone was happy, and did so much to make sure others were happy. Cameron is also remembered for his enjoyment of adventure, nature, and the company of his friends and family.

Cameron is survived by his mother, Kimberly Miller of the home; his father, William Gonzalez of Hendersonville, North Carolina; two brothers, Averey Gonzalez of the home, and Sylas Gonzalez of Hendersonville; two sisters, Jordan Gonzalez and Isreal Gonzalez, both of Hendersonville, and his maternal grandparents, Clyde and Pansy Miller of Deep Gap.

Funeral services for Cameron Seth Gonzalez will be conducted Monday afternoon, February 24, 2014, at 4:30 PM, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 3:30 until 4:30. Officiating will be Pastor Andy Watson, Danny Critcher, and Morris Cook. Private graveside services and burial will be conducted Tuesday morning at Vanderpool Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends, in the Meadowview Room of Mount Vernon Baptist Church, following the funeral service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Watauga Humane Society, PO Box 1835, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the Gonzalez family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.


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