Rodney was born 4th February 1935 to Ronald Stewart Cameron and Kathleen Janet Thomson in Masterton.
Rodney was the oldest of 4 siblings;
- Janet, born 1938
- Sally Aileen, born 1940
- Margaret Anne, born 1944
Rodney married Beatrix Alison Binns on the 26th July 1958 at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Levin.
Alison and Rodney had 3 Children;
- Marianne Madeline, born 1959
- Allan Stewart, born 1961
- Bruce Robert, born 1962
Rodney died in Auckland from Acute Myeloid Leukemia on 15th February 2014