Richard Campbell Obituary

Richard A. Campbell
Richard A. Campbell
Richard A. Campbell

December 11, 1933 - April 12, 2014
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Richard A. Campbell, 80, passed away on April 12, 2014 of cancer at home. Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Iles Dunn's Chapel. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday April 16 at the funeral home. Cremation rites will follow the service and entombment will be Thursday, April 17 at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.

Richard was born December 11, 1933 in Des Moines, the son of Alpha Martina "Peggy" Hanson Campbell and John Alexander Campbell. Richard was a US Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1951-1958. On November 24, 1961, he was united in marriage to Doris Fitzgerald and they made their home in Des Moines. Richard worked as a machinist for Delavan's Manufacturing for many years and later for Firestone, from where he retired. Richard enjoyed reading and playing golf and pool.

Richard is survived by his wife of 52 years, Doris; children, Derek (Sheila) Campbell, Douglas (Shannon) Campbell and Kristin (Michael) Schmit all of Des Moines; nine grandchildren, Kodey, Alexandra, Zac, Amanda, Brooklyn, Ivy, Nicholas, Allie and Zoey; sisters-in-law, Mary Jo Campbell, Corrine "Anna" Campbell and Cindy Campbell and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, John, James and Joseph Campbell.

Memorials may be directed to the Northwest Community Center, 5110 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 in memory of Richard.

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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
10:30 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Thursday, April 17, 2014


Northwest Community Center
5110 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310