SWANTON — Gary John Campbell, Sr., age 60, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at his North River Street residence.
Born in St. Albans on Sept. 16, 1954, he was the son of the late Duncan Sr., and Lucille (Dixon) Campbell. He attended Missisquoi Valley Union High School and for 25 years was associated with Champlain Cable in Colchester until illness forced him to retire.
Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially playing pool. He played on leagues both in Saint Albans and Burlington Gary loved being around and helping his many friends. He also enjoyed attending the NASCAR races with friends in Louden, New Hampshire.
He leaves two sons, Gary John Campbell, Jr., and Michael Campbell; three brothers, Robert Campbell, Sr., and his wife, Arlene, Harold Campbell and Duncan Campbell and his wife, Joyce; five sisters, Marjorie Lafontaine, Jackie Sherry, Norma Parah and husband, Wayne, Rose Anthony and Sandra Conger and husband, Eric; numerous nieces nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many friends. Besides his parents Gary was predeceased by a sister, Pauline; brother, Duncan Jr., and a brother-in-law, Robert Anthony.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at 6 p.m. from The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton. The Reverend John H.D. Lucy will officiate. Interment will take place in the spring at the Campbell family lot in Riverside Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. Following the Service there will be a gathering for friends and family at the VFW in Swanton from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Gifts in Gary’s memory may be made to assist the family with final expenses in care of, Michael Campbell, 2 Covey Drive, Swanton 05488. To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.