Floyd Campbell, 83, of Rural Tama, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at home surrounded by his family and under the care of Iowa River Hospice.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 2:00 pm prior to the service. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. For Condolences or questions please visit: www.mitchellfh.com. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Floyd and his family. Phone 641-844-1234.
Born on August 5, 1930, at home in Jasper County, he was the son of Bruce and Linnie (Paul) Campbell. He received his education from a Country School and graduated from Laurel High School with the class of 1948. On August 17th, 1950, he was united in marriage to his sweetheart, Marilyn, at the Montour Methodist Church. They made their home in Laurel and later moved to rural route Tama. Floyd farmed the land they lived on. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge, past member of the Cattleman's Association, and Farm Bureau He loved farming and treasured his family and neighbors.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Marilyn; his children, Susan (Kim) Ferneau, Doug (Jean) Campbell, and Jim Campbell all of Marshalltown, Darwin Campbell of Missouri, and Lynne (Tom) Thatcher of Liscomb; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; one sister Jean Carlson of Ogden; three brothers Bill Campbell of Laurel, Les (Norma) Campbell of Ames, and Fred (Barb) Campbell of Upland California.
He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Dale, Elgin, Rob, Don, Max, and sister, Dora.