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George L. Campbell
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Birth: May 21, 1927
Brooklyn (Schuyler County)
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 2009
Plymouth
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

PLYMOUTH, IL - George L. Campbell, 81, of Plymouth, Ill., died at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2009, at his home.

He was born May 21, 1927, in Brooklyn, Ill., to Luther and Hattie Gossage Campbell. He married Maxine F. Pollock on Jan. 10, 1950, in Colchester, Ill. She preceded him in death on May 26, 2008.

George retired as a rural mail carrier after 42 years, 11 months service in the Plymouth area.

He was a graduate of Western High School in Macomb and attended diesel mechanic school in St. Louis, Mo.

He was a member of the former Plymouth United Methodist Church and served on the church board.

He was a former member of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Rural Mail Carriers Association, and had served on the Plymouth Fire Department.

He was a WWII Navy veteran.

Survivors include two sons, Stan (Cathy) Campbell of Loraine and Jeff (Karla) Campbell of Colchester; a daughter, Aletha (Mark) Ebert of Blandinsville; five grandchildren, Adam Campbell of Atlanta, Ga., Misty Nelson of Chicago, Jason Campbell of Quincy, Jeremy Campbell of Colchester and Brandi Campbell of Colchester; one great-granddaughter, Madelyn Grace Cooper; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2009, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Plymouth by the Rev. Bruce Goettsche. Burial will be in Blackburn Cemetery near Brooklyn. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Plymouth.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.



Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 3/28/2009
 
 
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  Maxine Pollock Campbell (1930 - 2008)
 
Burial:
Blackburn Cemetery
Brooklyn (Schuyler County)
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
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George L. Campbell
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