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“Rest In Peace Craig. We will always remember all your wonderful cards and visits to the Post Office? ”
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“What a wonderful long life and well lived. I knew Craig as the CEO of Welch's--here in Westfield. He was a dedicated man to his community and his...Read More »
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R. Craig Campbell, age 100 years, of Plymouth, died at his home on Tuesday, April 10, 2017. He was the husband of the late Margaret "Margi" Campbell for 72 years, and the son of the late Robert Newton and Vivian (Zeal (Savini) Campbell. Born in East Providence, Rhode Island, Craig lived in Canandaiqua, New York for many years before moving to Plymouth in recent years. He had an extensive career in different businesses, retiring as CEO from the Welch's Food Company. Craig volunteered to the Army Draft Program in 1940 at the rank of Private. During his time overseas during World War II in the South Pacific war zone, he was awarded an Officer's Commission as a 2nd Lt retiring in 1945 at the rank of 1st Lt. He was a member of the American Legion Post #40, the American Management Association, the Rotary Club and the Union League Club of Chicago, Ill. Most important to Craig, was his family. He has touched many lives. He is survived by his children, Bruce Carter Campbell of Canandaiqua, NY, Scott Fletcher Campbell of Martha's Vineyard, Glenn McLeod Campbell of Saratoga Springs, NY and Dausha Cherie Campbell of Plymouth, 17 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, his sisters Vivian Stoll and Barbara King and 4 nieces. He was the father of the late R. Craig Campbell II and Colin Whipple Campbell. A funeral service will be held in the Church of the Pilgrimage, 8 Town Square, Plymouth, on Saturday at 10AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Interment will be in Vine Hills Cemetery, Plymouth at 1PM. Arrangements are by Cartmell-Davis Funeral Homes, Plymouth, MA

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