PEORIA - Eugene Campbell, 93, of Peoria died at 2:24 a.m. Wednesday July 30, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
He was born May 23, 1921, in Chambersburg, Ill., to Royal and Minnie Severns Campbell. He married Joyce Crotty on Aug. 14, 1948, in Peoria. They celebrated nearly 66 years of marriage together. She survives.
He is also survived by his daughter, Karen (Bob) Reim of Sarasota, Fla.; three sons, Richard Campbell of Washington, Ron (Denise) Campbell of Peoria Heights and Randall Campbell of Lacon; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, three sisters and four brothers.
Eugene served his country proudly during World War II in the United States Navy.
He later worked as a bread salesman for many local bread companies, worked as a car salesman and retired after many years as a real estate agent.
He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and inurnment will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria at a later date. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to
, Midwest Affiliate or to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Eugene's memorial website may be found at www.deitersfuneralhome.com, where condolences may be sent to the family.