Arthur V. Campbell IV, 62, of Summerville, SC, died April 20, 2017 after a long and valiant battle with cancer. Born in Baltimore, Arthur was the son of the late Arthur and Laura Campbell and was raised on Xanatl Farm, a beef and thoroughbred horse farm in White Hall, Maryland. Arthur graduated from Towson State University in the 1970's, where he studied many subjects before he received a BS in English. He continued his education at Dartmouth College and the Wharton School of Business. Arthur was a gifted artist. While in college, he enjoyed film making, drawing comic strips for the college newspaper, and playing guitar in bands. Arthur was a long time resident of Williamsport, PA. Arthur worked in many capacities there before being employed at the Lunaire Limited (now TPS), where he was responsible for engineering & design, marketing, and sales. Arthur taught at local area colleges. He loved teaching and sharing his knowledge with his students. He received the Pennsylvania College of Technology award for Part-time Teaching Excellence in 2006. Arthur restored his home in Williamsport to its Victorian roots where he often entertained his friends at black-tie dinner parties. During his time in Williamsport, Arthur wrote and published his first book "Sunburn". At the time of his death, he had completed the manuscript for his second book "Code of the Manor." Arthur and his wife, Megan (née Brown, of Williamsport, PA) moved to the Charleston area of South Carolina in August 2010. Arthur worked for Horizon Scientific, Inc. as Manager of Strategic Planning. In addition to his wife, Arthur is survived by a sister, Laura MacLaurin of Berryville VA; his brothers, James Campbell of Baltimore, MD and Patrick Campbell of White Hall, MD; and a nephew, Dr. David MacLaurin of Durango, CO. A "Celebration of Arthur's Life" will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 starting at 1pm at 820 Vallamont Drive, Williamsport, PA 17701.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Sep. 9, 2017.