|Birth: ||Oct. 13, 1927|
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 2008|
He was 80 years old and retired from the Army.
He died at his home. Bill and his twin, Willie, were born on Oct. 13, 1927 to Andy and Emma (Pack) Campbell at Barber.
Bill went to Sequoyah Indian Orphanage when he was 11 or 12 years old. All of his brothers and sisters, except Willie, attended Sequoyah at some period during the 1940s.
Bill enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a teenager. After the war, he returned to Sequoyah and later enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division during the Korean War. Bill retired after 20 years of military service in 1967.
He moved back Tahlequah and worked at Sequoyah High School for 10 years in the maintenance department.
Bill loved his family, his country, playing golf, silversmithing and watching sports on television.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Nellie, brothers, Dave, George, and his twin, Willie.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Imogene; his children, Kim and Andy; grandsons, A.J. and Chase, and their mother, Jackie Campbell. He also leaves a brother, Eddie, and his wife Wanda; sisters, Ann Lair and Fannie Billy; along with his favorite sister-in-law, Louise Cameron and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 9, 2008, at Reed Culver Chapel.
Burial will follow at Fort Gibson National Cemetery at 1 p.m. Military honors will be provided by personnel from Fort Sill Army base.
Pallbearers will be Fred Cameron, George Cameron, John Campbell, Darrel Campbell, David Johnson and Glenn Riggs.
Honorary pallbearers will be Amon Baker, Chuck Proctor, David Vann, Aaron Johnson, Joey Billy, Stanley Hooper, W.L. Youngblood, Henry Ben, Dee Sisson and Danny Sisson.
(Obit from Rhonda)
Andy Campbell (1902 - 1970)
Emma Pack Campbell (1905 - 1940)
Nellie Campbell (____ - 1940)*
Dave W Campbell (1924 - 2002)*
William Campbell (1927 - 2008)
George Campbell Cameron (1932 - 2005)*
John R Campbell (1941 - 1998)**
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Created by: OkieBran
Record added: Jun 24, 2008
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