CAMPBELL, David L. CMSGT-USAF (RET) David Lawrence Campbell (age 75). Beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2014 with his loving wife, Elaine Dahl-Campbell, who brought sunshine and joy into his life every day, by his side. He was born in Oregon, WI on July 3, 1938. His parents were Lawrence and Marcella Campbell. He entered the Air Force in 1959 and served 20 years, reaching the rank of Chief Master Sargeant and stationed at bases Geiger Field (WA), Paine Field (WA), McChord (WA), Beale (CA) and Minot (ND); as well as a year overseas during the Vietnam era. After retiring from the Air Force, his family lived in Kennewick, WA where he worked for Great Western Chemical Co. He was a great husband and father who was always involved with his twin sons' activities, coaching many of their youth baseball teams; and took great pride in maintaining his own home and lawn care into his 70's. He is pre-deceased by Ila Day Campbell of Kennewick, WA, his first wife of 51 years. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Dahl-Campbell of Spokane; his sister Joan Howard of Georgia, his sister Karen Lawry of Alabama; sons Connan Campbell of Spokane, WA and Brian Campbell of Wilmington, NC; and four grandchildren, Joshua, Matthew, Megan, and Andrew.
Published in Spokesman-Review on June 15, 2014