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Marvin Campbell

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Marvin Campbell, 79, Brazil, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at Union Hospital with his family by his side.

Marvin was born Oct. 25, 1931, in Clay County the son of Herman and Enola Campbell. He attended Ashboro High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On Aug. 21, 1954, he married Madonna Royer Campbell. Together they have farmed and raised their family in Clay County.

Marvin has been a member of World Gospel Church for many years and has been an active supporter of the El-Shaddai Emmaus Community. He farmed and built many homes and businesses in Clay County. He also owned and operated Campbell Construction.

He was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Marvin was a wonderful husband of 57 years to wife Madonna; proud father to Marvona Welsh and husband Bruce, Terre Haute, and Malinda Dragon and husband Dan, Brazil; grandchildren, Erin Graves (Jason), Amanda Conaway (Bob), Emily Shorter, and Michael Deakins (Carrie); 12 great-grandchildren, Robby, Michaela, Caitlyn, Taylor, Mason, Dillon, Madison, Jace, Holden, Brinley, Makinley, and Carley; one brother Glenden Campbell and wife Jan, Terre Haute; several nieces, nephews and a large extended family. He was surrounded by love and will be greatly missed.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donation be made to El-Shaddai Emmaus Community, 7900 E. State Road 42, Poland, Ind., 47868. This will be used to sponsor pilgrims in honor of Marvin.

Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Rev. Bob Kumpf and Alfy Austin officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery with military graveside honors. Visitation will be Friday, from 4-8 p.m., at the funeral home, and again Saturday prior to services. Light a candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.