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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Obituary - Ret. US Air Force TSgt. Ray Campbell

Walter Ray Campbell (87) of Garden City Missouri, was called home to his Lord and Savior on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2020. Ray was born on September 19, 1933 to Leonard and Hester Campbell in Hazzard, Kentucky.

Ray was a U.S. Air Force Veteran retiring in 1972. Ray worked as a Civil Servant with General Services Administration until 1988 when he retired.

Ray was an avid bowler with his wife Peggy and would travel the United States for Bowling Tournaments.

Ray was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Adrian, Missouri and held different positions including The Guardian of Job’s Daughter’s as well as Grand Lecturer and Worshipful Master.
Ray was a member of the Garden City American Legion Post 498 and held several positions including secretary and adjutant.

Ray was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Alice M. “Peggy” Campbell, his parents Leonard and Hester Campbell, his sister Ruby Barham.

Ray is survived by his daughter Rhonda Rae Cella of Adrian, Missouri (Paul Joseph), His brother James Paul Campbell of Shell Knob, Missouri, his twin brother Wallace Grey Campbell of Shell Knob, Missouri and Whitlaw Jessie Campbell of Cincinnati, Ohio. Ray is also survived by 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Ray will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 28, 2020 at the Dayton Community Church, Dayton, Missouri with Military Honors to follow.

Inurnment will be at the Dayton Cemetery following the Military Honors.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner's Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.