Don Campbell passed away at his home in Barriere, B.C., on December 21, 2012, at 80 years of age.
Born in Kamloops, B.C., on August 2, 1932, Don is survived by his children Gail Neighbor, Wanda Nystoruk (Larry) and Wayne Campbell; grandchildren Christine, Jennifer, Shyla, Brody and Levi; and by his great grandchildren Emillie, Zyla, Justice, Destiny, Elail and Jazzlyn. Don was predeceased by his parents Myrtle Fox and Henry Campbell; wife Millie Campbell; brother Mervin Campbell and sister, Mary-Ann Hindson.
For 39 years, Don was a millworker at Tolko. He was a member of the IWA and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 in Barriere, B.C. Don was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he enjoyed camping with family and friends. He was an exceptional pool player. Don went on many road trips with the kids and the grandchildren. He looked forward to gardening each spring, and he liked to sit and relax in his gazebo during the summer months.
A Memorial Service was held Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at the Barriere Legion, lower floor.
At his request, at a later date Don’s ashes will be laid to rest at Bonaparte Cemetery, beside his wife Millie.
Flowers would be appreciated, as would donations in memory of Donald W. Campbell to the local animal rescue in care of Elli Kohnert, 4352 Dunsmuir, Box 362, Barriere, B.C., V0E 1E0, or to the charity of your choice.
The Memorial Service may be seen on line, and condolences may be sent to the family via www.NorthThompsonFuneral.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Barriere, B.C., 250-672-1999.