1934 – 2013
Robert M. Campbell, 78 of Elgin, NE, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at his home.
A memor-ial visitation and coffee was held Wednesday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Robert McClean Campbell, son of David McClean and Audrey Nadine (Smith) Campbell, was born March 15, 1934 at Council Grove, KS. He grew up in Morris County, KS and graduated from Emporia High School in 1952.
He served in the United States Army was honorably discharged on April 30, 1963.
Bob married Mary Kathryn Lane in 1963. He worked most of his life as a truck driver, a cowboy and managing feedlots.
In July 1993, they moved to Elgin where Bob worked on the Ernest and Maxine Uhrenholdt farms southwest of Elgin.
He continued working there until retiring around 2010.
He continued helping friends and neighbors part-time.
Bob is survived by his step-children: Suzan Barnes of Cottonwood Falls, KS; Robert (Karen) Spencer of Fall River, KS; grandchildren: Zak Barnes of Lawrence, KS; Abbey (Adrian) Vogel of Cottonwood Falls, KS; great-grandchildren: Pax, Piper, and Lola Vogel; one sister: Marge Campbell of Sacramento, CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary K. in 1994, and his brother Dwayne Campbell.