MOUNT VERNON — Robert E. Campbell, 93, of Mount Vernon, passed away Oct. 3, 2013 at Centerburg Pointe Nursing Home.
He was born Sept. 19, 1920, in Triadelphia, Ohio, to the late Earl and Mabel (Stewart) Campbell. Robert was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was co-owner of Campbell’s Coin Laundry and retired past president of Park National Bank. He was a member of the Utica United Methodist Church, Mount Zion 9 F&AM, and Glenwood Chapter 303 OES. Bob enjoyed fishing; especially in Canada with his family and friends.
He is survived by one son, Ronald E. Campbell of Mount Vernon; one daughter, Marcia L. Nold of Kansas; three sisters, Maxine Bates of Columbus, Pauline Boles of Chillicothe and Lorene Davis of McConnelsville; three grandchildren, Shelly (Kris) Knapp of Mansfield, Robert “Eric” Campbell of Marengo, Ashley (Josh) Wilson of Mansfield; three great-grandchildren, Allyson and Abigail Knapp and Trenton Wilson; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Rex of Mount Vernon.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Campbell; sisters, Eileen Campbell and Leota Thompson; a brother, Raymond D. Campbell; and a granddaughter, Tracy Ann Campbell.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m., with the Rev Ken Kelley officiating. Burial, with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Utica United Methodist Church.
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