Charles Kamper

June 2, 1945 - November 4, 2022
Charles  Kamper

Charles Joseph Kamper, Jr., 77 of Burnsville, NC died Friday, November 4, 2022 in Asheville, NC.

Born June 2, 1945 in Buffalo, NY, he was a son of the late Charles Joseph Kamper, Sr. and Beatrice Augustina Gerace Kamper.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Carmen Mary Cadwallader Kamper.

Charles worked for approximately 45 years as a Computer Systems Analyst in the Information and Data Technology industry.  He worked in the retail space at companies, including Jordan Marsh and Ivey’s, in the technology space at IBM, and in the consulting space where he oversaw systems integration in the medical space assisting hospitals inventory management systems.

Before retiring to Burnsville, he lived in Fletcher, NC, Charlotte, NC and Miami, FL.  He was a parishioner of Saint Lucien Catholic Church in Spruce Pine, NC and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Burnsville, NC. He was a former parishioner of Saint Barnabas in Arden, NC and Saint Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC.

Charles was a member of the Saint Andrew / Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus, an active volunteer at the Ava Maria Food Pantry in Spruce Pine.  He enjoyed hobby farming and silversmithing.

He is survived by his daughter, Annette Marie Kamper and husband, Eric Hinson of Lawrenceville, GA; sons, Charles Joseph Kamper, III of Asheville, NC, Anthony Horace Kamper of Charlotte, NC, and Alan Raymond Kamper of Queen Creek, AZ; grandchildren, Lisette Marie Kamper-Hinson, Scout Michael Kamper-Hinson, Lukas Benjamin Kamper, and Sydney Rae Kamper; sister, Andrea Jo Garcia of Orlando, FL and brothers, Robert Julian Kamper of Round Rock, TX and Stuart Francis Kamper Perth, Western Australia.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 AM Saturday, November 19, 2022 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Arden, NC.  Interment will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM, Friday, November 18 at Shuler Funeral Home.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations be made in memory of Charles Kamper to the Ava Maria Food Pantry c/o Saint Luciens Catholic Church, 695 Summit Ave, PO Box 688, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.


Funeral Service

Saturday, November 19, 2022
11:30 AM

St. Barnabas Catholic Church - Directions
109 Crescent Hill Road
Arden, NC 28704

Visiting Hours

Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792
  • Friday, November 18, 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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