Funeral service set for former Camden Mayor

A funeral for former Camden Mayor, Melvin R. “Randy” Primas Jr., will be at 11 a.m., Friday, March 9, at St. John Baptist Church, 400 North 30th St., Camden.

Primas, 62, the first African American mayor of Camden and a prominent force for decades in the city's economic recovery efforts, died Thursday, March 1. Mr. Primas, who had bone-marrow cancer, lived in Fort Mill, S.C., at the time of his death. Read his obituary HERE.

Calling hours will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday before the funeral at St. John Baptist Church.

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