Hugh A. Campbell, 97, of Cranesville, died Monday, November 5, 2012 at Manchester Presbyterian Lodge. He was born on September 14, 1915 in Pageville, Pa. to the late George Campbell and Millicent Spence Campbell. He worked at Roger Brothers in Albion and for the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad where he worked for 28 years, retiring as a car inspector in 1978. He was a member of the Cranesville United Methodist Church where he had been an usher, trustee, and treasurer. He enjoyed playing baseball, working in the garden, and hunting at his hunting camp near Cherry Grove in Warren County. Hugh was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth A. Jones Campbell, whom he married on March 20, 1941 in Cranesville; also by a son, Richard G. Campbell on December 8, 2005; three sisters, Mamie Boyer, Helen Holder, and Vivian Bennett; and one infant brother at birth. He is survived by his daughter, Rebecca A. Sherman and her husband James of East Springfield; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Campbell; eight grandchildren, Diana Meyer, Daniel Campbell and his wife Terry, Dean Campbell and his wife Lisa, Douglas Kleckner and his wife Beth, Darwin Kleckner and his wife Rose, Kevin Kleckner and his wife Shannon, Carrie Lyn Bennett and her husband Kevin and Jarrod Sherman; 13 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Daniel R. Edder Funeral Home, 309 Main St East, Girard. Services will be held there on Friday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Robert Klingler officiating. Burial will be at Girard Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Cranesville United Methodist Church 10017 Meadville Rd., Cranesville, PA 16410 To send condolences visit edderfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 7, 2012