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 William H. Campbell

Oct 24, 2014

William H. Campbell, 81, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home.

Born Aug. 31, 1933, in Picture Rocks, he was a son of the late Clyde L. and Lillian C. Swisher Campbell. His wife of 52 years, the former Sally M. Bradley, preceded him in death on Sept. 27, 2006.

Bill retired from East Lycoming School District in 1995, after having worked there for over 30 years. He was a member of St. Marks Church, Lairdsville and Roaring Run Rod and Gun Club. Bill enjoyed woodworking, building and remodeling homes for his loved ones.

Surviving are a daughter, Sharon L. (John) Ellis-Campbell, of Muncy; a son, James L. (Kim) Campbell, of Deer Park, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, Bill was preceded in death by a brother, D.R. Campbell; and two sisters, Marian Bartlett and Evelyn Michael.

Bill could always be counted in all aspects of family life. The words in this tender poem describe the love and compassion that his family holds for him.

“Our Dad & Pop”

He never looked for praises

He was never one to boast

He just went on quietly working

For those he loved the most

His dreams were seldom spoke

His wants were very few

And most of the time his worries

Would go unspoken too

He was there – A firm foundation

Through all our storms of life

A sturdy hand to hold to

In times of stress and strife

A true friend we could turn to

When times were good or bad

One of our greatest blessings,

The man that we called Dad.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.