Charles E. 'Bud' Campbell

Charles Edwin “Bud” Campbell, 88, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at 7:25 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Campbell attended Warren High School and graduated through his Korean War service from 1952 to 1954 in the United States Army. He co-owned Hall’s Trucking in Fort Wayne and retired after 40 years as an over-the-road truck driver for Teamsters Local 414. He also drove school buses and buses for sports teams for Huntington County Community Schools. He worked in construction and as a driver for Niswander. He shuttled patients for Parkview Hospital as a volunteer and was part of the hospital guild from 1997 to 2018. He was a member of Central Christian Church in Huntington.

He was born March 26, 1930, in Jefferson Township, Huntington County, to Chester O. and Ila V. Wamsley Campbell. He married Charlotte Williams on Nov. 2, 1952, at Huntington Church of the Brethren, and she survives.

Additional survivors are a son, Clifford Dean (Debi Caton) Campbell, of Stephenson, VA; a daughter-in-law, Debra Sue Campbell, of Stockbridge, MI; a sister, Janet L. Simmons, of Huntington; two grandchildren, Vanessa (Mike) Haight and Leah Simone (Jessi) Spring; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Edwin Jr. “Chuck” Campbell.

Calling is Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at the mortuary, with Rev. Chris Hayden and Dr. Sam Young officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be in Star of Hope Cemetery in Huntington County, with military graveside rites performed by VFW Post 2689 of Huntington.

Memorials are to Central Christian Church or Parkview Hospice, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.
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