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CAMPBELL, Wilbur Glenn

Source: Obituary from a collection of Fauniel Hershbarger, a life-long Fountain County Indiana resident

Wilbur Glenn Campbell, 79, of 1420 N. Robinson, died at 11:35 a.m. Saturday (April 20, 1968) at Danville Care Nursing Home where he had been a patient since March 27. Mr. Campbell had been in ill health one year. He was born July 9, 1888, in Hutchison, Kan., a son of Ralph and Eliza Church Campbell. He married Rebecca Mitchell in Cayuga, Ind., on May 4, 1910. She preceded him in death Feb. 20, 1920. After leaving Hutchison, Mr. Campbell lived in the Clinton-Dana, Ind., area before moving to Akron, Ohio, where he worked for the General Tire and Rubber Co. In 1947, he came to Danville where he was employed by the Arthur Kramp Construction Co. as a carpenter until retiring 14 years ago. Mr. Campbell was a member of St. James Methodist Church and was a former member of Danville Moose Lodge. His hobbies were fishing and gardening. He is survived by a son, Martell, Madison, Wis.; three daughters, Mrs. Paul (Mildred) Bennett, Bismarck, Mrs. Ralph (Harriet) Hannaman, Akron, and Mrs. J. W. (Mary) Selsor, Danville; a brother, Claude, Dana, Ind.; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by a brother. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at Edmund-Jones-Sullivan Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Richard Newhall officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Clinton. Friends may call at the funeral home 6-9 p.m. today.--waw
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