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Charles A. Campbell

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July 18, 1929 - Oct. 18, 2009

WAXAHACHIE - Funeral services for Charles A. Campbell, of Waxahachie, were held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 at Ferris Heights United Methodist Church in Waxahachie with military honors following at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m.

Born July 18, 1929 in McAllen, he passed peacefully at home with family by his side Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009.

Charles and his wife Betty (Burton) Campbell have been residents of Waxahachie since 1973.

The couple married in December 1951 and have five children.

Charles was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served as a Tech Sergeant in the Korean War.

He resigned from military service in 1956. After his military service ended, he worked for IBM where he retired after 30 years of service.

During retirement, Charles enjoyed working as a custom hay bailer.

Preceded in deah by his parents Charles and Ruth (Poe) Campbell Sr.; sister Barbara Thompson Rudd; uncle Leslie and aunt Maro (Speight) Booth; he is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty and their five children and their spouses: Leslie Campbell and wife Denise of Waxahachie, Charlene McPherson and husband Glen of Waxahachie, Liz Almond and husband Kevin of Maypearl, Laura Hugghins and husband Kevin of Waxahachie and Charles Campbell III and wife Brandy of Glen Rose; 10 grandchildren Dane Campbell and wife Chris, Nathan Campbell, Audrey Milburn and husband Dustin, Roy and Samantha Almond, Sgt. Charles Hugghins and Ashley Hugghins and Chas, Ty and Allie Campbell.

His grandsons will serve as pallbearers and granddaughters as honorary pallbearers. Standing in for Sgt. Charles Hugghins will be Kenny Johnson.

Memorials may be made to Ferris Heights United Methodist Church, 108 Center Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165.

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