Walter A. Campbell

Walter A. Campbell “Mildew”, born November 16, 1932 died October 22, 2015.  He is survived by 5 children: Kenneth, Connie, Johnny, George, and Sarah; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

He loved his family and friends and was a hard worker.  He was a member of the Little River Church of the Brethren.  He was a simple man who loved the mountains and his pets.  He also enjoyed wild life, whether it was watching it or between biscuit and gravy.  His wishes were to be cremated.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Craigsville Funeral Home with Brother Frank Tusing officiating and Pastor Rob Via assisting.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Little River Church of the Brethren.

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1 Response to Walter A. Campbell

  1. Shelby Campbell Fox says:

    Walter has been a figure of my childhood as a neighbor and friend for as long as I have memory. He was always looking out for me when I walked home from school. He would tell me “don’t worry Sis, old Walter ain’t gonna let anybody hurt you”, He was a gentle giant with an infectious laugh. He looked out for my family as we did him over the years. Arlene and Henry would bring me toys, and homemade goodies and remedies when I was sick. As I got older, I was able to appreciate his stories, and secrets about where the deer were hiding. I respected his knowledge that only mountain men have. Walter was an elite breed of men that are going down the valley one by one. I am thankful that I had the opportunity to know him. I am very sadden for his family. My hope is the our Lord and Saviour will give them the grace they need during this hour of loss.

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