Herbert “Herb” Campbell, age 86, of Cheshire and formerly of Wallingford and New Hampshire passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at MidState Medical Center in Meriden. He was the devoted husband of Marilyn Hewitt Campbell for over 59 years. Herb was born on February 18, 1934 in Norwich, son of the late Herbert and Florence (Boileau) Campbell.
Herb graduated from Bryant College, earning his Bachelor’s degree in business management and was involved with sales and marketing of leather goods and China and Crystal for various companies throughout the US and Europe. He and his family relocated several times, but spent most of their years in Wallingford and New Hampshire before he and Marilyn came to Cheshire and became part of the Elim Park community one year ago. Herb served his country with honor and pride with the US Navy and was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.
Herb is the beloved father of Douglas Campbell of Bristol; Steven Campbell and his wife, Betsy of San Antonio, TX; Jeffrey Campbell and his wife, Kathryn of Charleston, SC; and Trevor Campbell and his wife, Rachel of Apex, NC. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Delaney, Ellis, Evan, Ryan, Hadley and Owen; and his sister, Beverly Kelsey of St. Petersburg, FL. Herb was predeceased by his sister, Shirley Zingus.
A Memorial Service with Full Military Honors for Herb will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 3PM at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 So. Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410. Friends may greet his family before the service from 2PM until Herb’s service at 3PM. Burial will be private and at the convenience of his family. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made the American Heart Association, by visiting www.heart.org To leave condolences for Herb’s family or view his tribute video, please visit www.fordfh.com