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3/21/2013 1:03:00 PM
Obituary: Michael Campbell 1959 - 2013
Michael Dale Campbell
Michael Dale Campbell

Michael Dale Campbell April 16, 1959 – February 27, 2013.  Preceded in death by his wife Debbie and his father Dale Campbell. He is survived by his sons Jim, Mathew and Ethan, his mother Rosalie Campbell of Cornville, his sister Teri Brewer of Cottonwood, plus an aunt, nephew and niece all of the Verde Valley, plus a lot of friends and co-workers in California.

 He was employed by Caliber Interiors as a superintendent, until his illness the end of October, which prevented him from working.

Mike went all through school in the Verde Valley and graduated from Mingus High in 1977.  Mike played baseball for years in high school and always played on the all stars.  

He was a good son and friend to lots of people.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  

A memorial service was held on March 1, 2013.  He will be buried at Loma Vista Memorial Park in Fullerton, California next to his dad.



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Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
Article comment by: Ray & Kathryn Nelson

We wish to send deepest sympathy to the Campbell family. My daughter Lisa graduated at Mingus in 1977 also...and can't imagine losing her so young. She also lost her Dad 10 years ago. If you would accept this, we would love to come by, or can send a wonderful encouraging brochure, titled "When Someone You Love Dies". It is very comforting and answers a lot of questions from the Bible about death....and helps with the grieving process. Please send your address to katray44@live.com Again we are so sorry for your loss.

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
Article comment by: Phil Smith

Very sorry to hear of Mike's passing. When I think of my high school years and the fond memories they bring I think of Mike as always being there somewhere. We were close friends as well as teammates, co-workers and roommates at one time. He always had a smile on his face and had a great sense of humor. He was a great person and even though I hadn't seen him in a while I will miss him. My thoughts are with Teri and Rose and his children. He will be missed by many. Rest in peace Mike.

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
Article comment by: Becky Hughes Smerchek

I have fond memories of Mike from High School and when I lived in California. He brightened any room he walked into. We lost a very special friend much too soon. My thoughts are with your family at this difficult time.

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
Article comment by: Barry Etter

Very sad to hear of Mike's passing, my condolences to his wonderful family. Many years a friend and teammate, Mike was always a class act. He will be missed by many and never forgotten.
Rest in peace Mike, you were always an All Star.




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