Wendell H. Campbell, 91, of North Huntingdon, died Friday May 29, 2020. He was born February 24, 1929 in Filbert, a son of the late Clyde M. and Mabel Luellen (Miller) Campbell.
Wendell was a graduate of Redstone High School, served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, and retired as a maintenance supervisor for Bell Atlantic after over 37 years’ service. He was a member First United Methodist Church, Irwin where he sang in the chancel choir and was a member of the Methodist Men and the Happy Methodists. He was also a member of Shidle Lodge 601, F. & A. M., Irwin, and a longtime member of the Men’s Prayer Fellowship and the Bell Telephone Pioneers. He also tuned pianos for many years.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers Donald C. Campbell and Eugene C. Campbell. He is survived by his wife of over 69 years Sara E. (Higginbotham) Campbell; his children Judith Ann (Michael) Hensler of Manor, Cheryl Lynn (John) McCafferty of North Huntingdon, and Roger K. (Karen) Campbell of Woodland CO; his grandchildren Nathan Hensler Hilary Hensler (Javier Araya), John McCafferty, and Katie (Tim) Moberg; his great grandchildren Keegan, Levi, Everly, and Everett; also nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin. A funeral service will be held for the family Tuesday in First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Bruce Judy, officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Union Cemetery. Due to the pandemic only 25 people will be permitted in the funeral home at one time. Upon arriving you may be asked to remain in your vehicle for a few minutes until others leave the building. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to First United Methodist Church, 310 Oak St., Irwin, PA 15642. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
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Originally published June 02, 2020.