LeRoy P. Campbell Jr.

LeRoy P. Campbell, Jr.

AGE: 85 • Bear

LeRoy P. Campbell, Jr., age 85, of Bear, DE passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at his home.

Born in Newark, DE, he was the son of the late LeRoy P. Campbell, Sr. and Kathleen Wright Campbell.

LeRoy graduated from Newark High School in 1946 and went on to retire from Diamond State Telephone/AT&T after working for 35 years as a PBX repairman. After his retirement, he then worked for W.L. Gore for 11 years as a Telephone man.

He enjoyed camping, boating and after retirement he loved to travel and camp around the U.S. with his wife. He was a member of the Glasgow Lions Club and PennDel Telphone Camping Club.

LeRoy was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Alice Cain and Pearl Campbell.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ruth Rigby Campbell, sons; Donnie (Linda) of Bear and Jeff (Kelly) of Elkton, MD, one brother, Ronald (Judy) and 2 sisters, Annabelle (Merle) Carlisle and Shirley Shaw; six grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be celebrated on Saturday, December 7th at 11:00 am at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, DE, where family and friends may visit from 10:00-11:00am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of LeRoy to Friendship Baptist Church, 2200 Glasgow Ave., Newark, DE 19702.

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Beeson Funeral Home of Newark
2053 Pulaski Hwy Newark, DE 19702
(302) 453-1900

Published in The News Journal on Dec. 5, 2013