Aug. 25, 1916-July 3, 2004
BENKELMAN -- Lawrence R. Campbell, 87, died Saturday (July 3, 2004) at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.
He was born Aug. 25, 1916, to Earl and May (Watt) Campbell on his family's farm north of Parks. The family moved to Benkelman, where he attended school. He graduated from Benkelman High School in 1934, and then went to work for his father and brother in the produce business.
He continued to operated the family business after his father's death in 1963. His health forced his to close the store in October 2003. He then moved to the nursing home.
He was a member of the Church of Christ and former member of the Odd Fellows.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Leonard Campbell.
Survivors include his sister, Eva Lingo and husband, Dale of Benkelman.
Services are Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman with Norman Morrow officiating. Interment will be in Benkelman Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 6 p.m., at the funeral chapel.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman is in charge of the arrangements.