SALINA — Steve E. Campbell, 63, Salina, went to be with his Lord on Feb. 18. He was born April 20, 1947 in Stafford, the son of Edward and Betty (Bates) Campbell. He was an Air Force Vietnam Veteran and worked for R & A Auto Electric and WPM Pathology Lab and was a member and elder of Belmont Blvd. Christian Church. Steve was a pilot and loved to fly, loved his 55 Pontiac and loved spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Edward, and his first wife, Donna, and two sisters, Jackie Seward and Lynn Baker.
Steve is survived by his spouse, Janine, of the home; his mother, Betty, Salina; and his children, Dustin Campbell and wife, Tricia, Hutchinson,Wes Campbell and wife, Sheena, Salina, Brett Campbell, Salina, Shawn Stephenson and wife, Mandee, Holton and Shari Davenport and husband, Levi, of Midland, Texas. Steve has 11 grandchildren, Joshua, Chase, Tiffani, Avery, Taylor, Jaycee, Regan, Taytum, Jayger, Wyatt, and Maverick.
Visitation will be on Monday, Feb. 21 from noon until 8 p.m. at the Ryan Mortuary, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday Feb 22, at the Belmont Blvd. Christian Church, Salina. Burial will be in the Gypsum Hill Cemetery with military honor presented by Salina V.F.W. Post 1432. Memorials are suggested to an education fund to benefit Steve’s grandchildren and may be given in care of the Ryan Mortuary. For more information or to leave condolences go to www.ryanmortuary.com
Funeral arrangements provided by
Ryan Mortuary, Inc.*
137 North Eighth
Salina, KS 67401
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 20, 2011