Ivan Leo Campbell of Shenandoah departed his earthly life Nov. 21, 2010, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
Ivan was born Dec. 18, 1929, in Page County to the late William and Gertrude Emerson Campbell. He was also preceded in death by son, William Barry Campbell, and a sister, Mildred Campbell Secrist.
Ivan was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Shenandoah and was a Trustee and an active member of the Stepp-Builders Class. He was a United States Army veteran serving in the Korean War and was also stationed in Alaska for 13 months; a member of the Shenandoah Moose Lodge 2176 and a charter member of the Shenandoah Rescue Squad. He retired from E.I. Dupont in Waynesboro after 40 years of service and was an avid sports fan and faithful supporter of Page County High School athletics, having worked with the chain gang for 38 years.
Ivan was united in marriage to Betty Good Campbell Jan. 31, 1959, who survives. Besides his wife, he is survived by a brother, Loren Campbell and wife, Polly; a nephew, Eddie Secrist and Janet; two nieces, Pat Baugher and husband, Larry, and Margaret Buracker; (special individuals who have touched his life) Curtiss Majors, Rebecca Breeden, Troy, Lisa, Tyler and Summer Pence; and two goddaughters, Melanie Sullivan and Harleigh Burgess.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at the Christ United Methodist Church in Shenandoah with the Rev. Stephen Creech officiating. Interment will follow at the Coverstone Cemetery in Shenandoah.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Campbell home at anytime.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ United Methodist Church Building Fund, 501 Senior Ave., Shenandoah, VA 22849.