|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 18, 2011|
Obit; Caldwell County Times Leader, Princeton, Ky.
Harry Dale Campbell, Dawson Springs, Ky., passed away at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at his place of residence. Mr. Campbell was born Sept. 3, 1921 in Mexico, Ky. He owned and operated Campbell's Hardware in Dawson Springs for 33 years and prior to that he was a part owner and operator of Cluck and Campbell Grocery in Dawson Springs, where he began to work at age 16. He was a member and graduate of the 1939 "Wild Onion Class" of Dawson Springs High School, where he played on the high school football team.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWll in the Pacific Theatre. He was stationed for a significant portion of the war in the Admiralty Islands, where he worked as an aviation electrician on the Navy's airplanes. He was a lifetime member of the VFW.
Mr. Campbell is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Dean McGregor Campbell of Dawson Springs, Ky.; two daughters, Donna Lynn (Dennis) Savall of Charlotte, N.C., and Rita Ann (Henry) Asher of Princeton, Ky.; a sister, Alberta Campbell Leopard of Buford, Ga.; four grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Campbell in death were his parents, Benjamin Campbell and Redda Marie Waddell Campbell Hunter; two brothers, Albert "Arlie" Campbell and J.R. Campbell and an infant sister.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1 p.m. at Beshear Funeral Home with burial at Menser Cemetery at Menser, Ky. Graveside military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by VFW Post 5595.
Pallbearers will be Henry Asher, Dennis Savell, Trent Asher, Ryan Savell, Brady Savell and Brandon Lynn.
Benjamin J. Campbell (1898 - 1938)
Retta Marie Waddell Campbell (1899 - 1996)
Mary Dean McGregor Campbell (1923 - 2015)*
Harry Dale Campbell (1921 - 2011)
Mildred T. Campbell (1923 - 1923)*
Created by: gail caraway
Record added: Apr 10, 2012
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