KANE - Virgil W. Campbell, 90, formerly of Brickyard Road in East Kane, died Wednesday afternoon (April 18, 2012) in The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he resided.
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Born Jan. 7, 1922, in Kane, he was the son of William and Jessie Orcutt Campbell. In February of 1946, in Mount Jewett, he married Mary J. Johnson, who died in 1997.
Mr. Campbell served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a quality control inspector for Dresser Manufacturing in Bradford, then owned and operated the Plaza Tastee Freeze in Kane. Later, he was custodian at Kane Junior High School and then custodian supervisor for the Kane Area School District, retiring in 1984.
He belonged to Kane Lodge #566, F&AM, where he was Past Master; and was a member of the Coudersport Consistory and the Zem Zem Shrine in Erie.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Ann Anthony of Joppa, Md., and Jean E. Campbell of Harleysville; a son, William J. Campbell of Kane; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Harold W. Campbell; a brother; and three sisters.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home Inc. in Kane, and may attend a service at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. David Pflieger, chaplain of The Lutheran Home at Kane, officiating. A private graveside service will follow at Nebo Cemetery, Mount Jewett. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a church or
, with correspondence sent to the Campbell Family, P.O. Box 306, Kane, PA 16735.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 19 to Apr. 26, 2012