Robert E. Campbell
- November 6, 1926 - October 11, 2010
- Albuquerque, New Mexico
of Robert's Passing
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“Dear David, Kathy, Mark and Jay,
So sorry to hear about Bob's passing. I miss Cissie so much and know I will miss Bob too. They were both so...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Amy Childers Lewis - Santa Fe, NM
“Dear David, Mark, Kathy, and Jay,
Your dad loved you and your families very much, and was very proud of all of you. Tom & I have enjoyed visiting...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dorothy Brown Childers - Kingwood, TX
“I have a fond memory of the last time I saw my grandpa, he was playing with one of my cousins, Ivan (his great-grandson) affectionately.
I loved...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa Campbell - Granddaughter
“We first met Bob in the 1970's at Cissie's reunion and subsequently at their home in Albuquerque numerous times, at their time share in Escondido,...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ron and Mary Chaney - Anthem, AZ
“Enjoyed the times we shared together at class reunions and
special get-togethers. They have left a hole in our hearts.
They'll both be missed by...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jeanene York Childers
“To Bob's family, I was very glad to have had the chance to meet you last year at Cissie's memorial. I had known your mother since first grade and...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Lake Ellstrom - Hermosa Beach,, CA
“On behalf of the French Family of Companies, we express our deepest condolences.
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dante Gutierrez-Zamora
CAMPBELL - Robert E. Campbell, LTC U.S. Army (retired), 83, passed away at home in Albuquerque on Monday, October 11, 2010. Born November 6, 1926, Bob grew up in Ames, Iowa and enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps in 1943. He went on active duty with the U. S. Army, serving as an infantry officer in a career that spanned 27 years. He served his country honorably during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam era conflicts. His service included tours in the Philippines, South Korea, Japan, Iran, France, and Thailand. He retired in 1970 in Albuquerque after serving as Sandia Base Deputy Commander. In 1953, he married Helen L. “Cissie” Campbell of Junction City, Kansas and they raised their family in various military posts. Bob and Cissie were married 56 years, until Cissie’s untimely passing in 2009. Bob is survived by his sister, Mildred Nolan of California; his brother, Ronald Campbell and wife, Delores of Arizona; sister-in-law, Janice Moses Durrett of Kansas; son, David Campbell and wife, Shelly; son, Mark Campbell; daughter, Cathy Sanchez; son, Jay Campbell and wife, Elena, all of Albuquerque; along with grandchildren, Melissa Campbell, Brittany Saldivar and husband, Jose, Sean Austin, Heather and Damon Campbell, and Moses Campbell; great-grandson, Ivan Saldivar; and numerous other relatives. A committal service with full military honors will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery for Bob and Cissie at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2010. A memorial service for Col. Campbell will take place on what would have been his 84th birthday, Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 114 Carlisle Blvd., SE, in Albuquerque. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Bob’s memory to Meals on Wheels, 5901 Harper, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109.