HUNTERTOWN, IND./FORMERLY STANLEY - Talmage G. "Bud" Campbell, 93, a native of Stanley and currently of Huntertown, Indiana, died Sunday (June 23, 2013).
A graveside gathering will be held at 10 a. m. Monday (July 1, 2013) at Number Nine Cemetery, Stanley. Burial will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials to Huntertown United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 426, Huntertown, IN 46748; or Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice, 1315 Directors Row, suite 120, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.
Mr. Campbell was born on June 2, 1920 in Stanley, New York, a son of Talmage and Lena (Gerould) Campbell, and spent his formative years in that area. He graduated from high school in Geneva, New York in 1938, and as a young man served with the U.S. Army during World War II. On October 25, 1947 he was married in Canandiagua to Margaret Wood. He attended Hobart College and IPFW, and was employed at the Cornell University Experiment Station while living in Stanley. For 25 years he worked as a chemist and microbiologist for Central Soya in Illinois and Indiana, retiring from there in 1982. He later became a nurse, and was employed for the American Red Cross for over nine years, retiring in 1996. He was a member of the Huntertown United Methodist Church, Huntertown Lions Club, Huntertown VFW Post 11314, the American Microscopial Society, the Indiana LPN Association, and participated in Voluntary Opthometric Services for Humanity. Following his retirement he served as chairperson of Huntertown's Focus on Health, and also volunteered with the American Red Cross Bloodmobile.
The surviving relatives include his wife Margaret; two sons, Brian E. (Jacqui) Campbell of Delaware, Ohio and Blair G. (Sheila) Campbell of Evanston, Ill; three daughters Cathleen (Ronald) Gjerde of St. Charles, Ill., Constance (Mitchel) McConnell of Brownsburg, Ind. and Cynthia (James) Hartline of Noblesville, Ind; and nine grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William Campbell and J. Lawrence Campbell; a sister Louise Garcia; and by a grandson Ian Talmage Campbell.
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, Indiana is in charge of the arrangements.
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