Ronald O. Campbell (1939 - 2014)

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Ronald O. Campbell


AGE: 74 • Newark

Ronald O. Campbell "Ron"

Age 74, of Newark, DE passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Ron was the son of the late, Leroy and Kathleen Wright Campbell. He retired from the James River Corporation after 34 years of service and began a second career as a driver for MBNA and later with THG Transport.

Ron served in the Delaware Army and Air National Guard. He received the Jefferson Award for his volunteer service with the New Castle County Senior Roll Call. He was an avid fisherman and crabber and he enjoyed traveling the world with his wife and close friends.

Ron was a devoted husband, father and grand-pop and will be dearly missed by all.

He was predeceased by his brother Leroy Campbell and by his sisters, Alice Cain and Pearl Campbell.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judy Stecher Campbell, his daughters, Carla Allen (Jeff), Tina Laird (Wally Hudson), and Rhonda Petka (Bill), his sisters, Annabelle Carlisle (Doc) and Shirley Shaw, and by his grandchildren, Austin, Olivia, Kelly, Will, Delaney, Erica and Jillian.

Family and friends may visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road Pike Creek, on Wednesday, April, 30th from 9am to 11am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family Church, 15 Gender Road Newark, DE 19713 at 12noon. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ron may be sent to Holy Family Church.

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Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 999-8277
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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 27 to Apr. 29, 2014
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