George R. Campbell, 72, of Port Royal passed away at 4:06 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born on June 26, 1945 in Port Royal, Juniata County, he was a son of the late L. Franklin and L. Jean (Wharton) Campbell. On May 1, 1992 in Port Royal he married his surviving wife Louise S. (Sieber) Campbell with whom he was blessed to share more than 26 years of marriage.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, James E. Campbell and his wife Karen, of Honey Grove, Dawn L. Bonsell and her husband Steve, of Mechanicsburg, Terri Waters and her companion Darren Kauffman, of Mifflin, Michele Royer and her husband Russ, of Mifflintown, a sister Marian Deamer, of Thompsontown, two brother-in-law’s, Tom Willow, of Thompsontown, Fred Sherwood, of McClure and four precious grandchildren.
Two sisters, Nancy Sherwood, Sally J. Willow preceded him in death.
He was a 1963 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown, and a 1965 graduate of Williamsport Tech.
As a young man he was a member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church and his professional memberships included the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and the National Society of Professional Surveyors.
Mr. Campbell was a professional land surveyor, whose career in earlier life, started with the Engineering Dept. of Penn Dot, Harrisburg and from 1965 until 1968 he worked for John G. Robinson and Assocs. before becoming a part owner in the firm from 1973 until 1978, after which he created, owned and operated the Tuscarora Land Surveying from 1978 until his retirement in 2017.
George loved hunting from the Scotland tower, camping and spending time at the river with his family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 15, 2018, from the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown, with Pastor Stephanie Rupert officiating. Interment will follow in the East Waterford Cemetery, East Waterford.
Viewing will be held from 6 - 8 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorial contributions in Mr. Campbell’s memory may be made to the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 109 North Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059 or to the American Heart Assoc. 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.