The Ottumwa Courier


January 3, 2014

Reid Campbell

FAIRFIELD — Reid Dale Campbell, 89, passed away Jan. 3, 2014, at Sunnybrook Assisted Living, Fairfield.

Reid was born Sept. 10, 1924, to Lloyd George and Alice Rose (Heaton) Campbell in Mt. Lake, Minn. He married Velma Lorene Watson Feb. 19, 1945, in Iowa City. She passed away March 2007.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and he was a retired farmer. He farmed more than 50 years in the Stockport and Lebanon areas and enjoyed working with the livestock. He and Velma enjoyed dancing, playing cards and visiting with family and friends. He was a member of the Douds American Legion.

Reid is survived by his children, B. Dale (Rose) Campbell of Port Byron, Ill., Darlene (Rich) Peterson of North Liberty, Duane (Stella) Campbell of Bloomfield, Dorcie (Dean) Worrell of West Point, Ill., and Audrey (Dan) Meyer of Walford; seven grandchildren, Lena Mann, Mindy Boyd, Joshua Hervey, Matthew Hervey, Samantha Meyer, Chris Campbell and Stephanie Meyer; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and three brothers, Gordon, Lynn and Neil Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lebanon United Methodist; officiated by Rev. Mark Young. Burial will be after the service at Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, with military rites by the Douds American Legion.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday at Behner Funeral Home and Crematory in Fairfield.

Memorials may be made to Douds American Legion in Douds or Lebanon United Methodist Church. Cards and memorials can be sent to 240 Lockmoor Ave., North Liberty, Iowa 52317.

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