Our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather, James Alvin "Al" Campbell, passed from this life on Saturday, September 26, 1998, after several years of quietly suffering from cancer.
Al was born April 13, 1917 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of James S. and Bertha Frederickson Campbell. He graduated from West High School. A faithful member of the L.D.S. Church, Al served a full-time mission to the British Isles until the war, and then finished his mission in the Central States. He also served four stake missions. He married Flora Owens on August 14, 1942, in the Salt Lake Temple. Al enjoyed raising poultry, and owned a poultry farm in Buhl, Idaho for several years. In Salt Lake he was a champion pigeon racer until his health no longer permitted him to participate. In earlier years he loved to go fishing with his family and friends. He retired from Young Electric Sign Co. in 1982.Al is survived by his wife, Flora; four sons, Dennis (Vie) Campbell, Draper, Darryl (Debi) Campbell, Sandy, Ronald (Cheryl) Campbell, Farmington, Randy (Beth) Campbell, Sandy; one daughter, Jolene (Randel) Wightman, Sandy; 23 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a sister, Lucille (Charles) Vaughan, Ogden; a brother, Gordon (Darlene) Campbell, Holladay; a brother-in-law, Vern Parkin, St. George. Preceded in death by his parents and sister, Velma Campbell Parkin.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 at 12 noon in the Midvalley 5th Ward, 1106 East 8055 South in Sandy. A viewing will be Tuesday evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 10600 So. 1700 E. and Wednesday 11-11:45 a.m. at the Ward. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.
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