Gregory Lee Campbell

7/15/2014

Gregory Lee Campbell, 68, of Garden City, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Gregory Lee Campbell, 68, of Garden City, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

He was born April 3, 1946, in Garden City, to Robert W. and Mary Brennaman Campbell, and was raised by his grandparents and Homer and Doris Campbell, his uncle and aunt. He graduated from Garden City High School in 1964.

Mr. Campbell was a draftsman for Butler Manufacturing Company in Garden City. He enjoyed model trains and collecting antiques and coins.

On Aug. 30, 1974, he married Velma Jean Oxford in Garden City. She survives. Other survivors include three daughters, Melissa Campbell Hahn of Garden City, and Tammy Campbell and Montana Fiddyment, both of Marionville, Mo.; a son, Chris Campbell of Marionville; a stepson, Glen Brungardt of Garden City; a stepdaughter, Sherri Caldwell of Halstead; two half brothers, Randy Campbell of Wichita, and Bobby Campbell of Louisiana; a sister, Janice Yaple of Atlanta; a half sister, Patty Farrar of Wichita; a stepsister, Jan Jones of Wyoming; 23 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, PFC Gregory W. Campbell and Dustin Campbell; a granddaughter, Shanelle Williams; and a grandson, Braxton Herrada.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 4 to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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