Fred Campbell

 

Fred Campbell, 64, of Rudyard, formerly of Miles City and Kinsey, died on Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Great Falls.

Mr. Campbell was born on March 19, 1949, in Miles City to Fred and Bessie Willis Campbell. He was raised in an agricultural community outside of Miles City, called Kinsey. He attended college in Riverton, Wyo. 

He and Lori Schott were married in Miles City in February 1973, and they later divorced. They raised their family on a farm in Kinsey while he worked at Fort Keogh in Miles City.

In Miles City and Kinsey, Mr. Campbell coached many activities from youth baseball and basketball to women’s softball. The family moved to Dickinson, N.D., in 1991. He continued his education at Dickinson State University. While there he helped start up youth baseball, football, and girls’ softball programs. 

He moved to Rudyard in 2010 to be close to family and resided there until his death.

Mr. Campbell loved playing cards and being around his grandchildren and family. He also enjoyed all sorts of animals and being around them. His greatest passion was impacting young people through athletics. He was a staunch LA Dodgers’ fan. He never found an argument he couldn’t win.

He is survived by his children, Brian (Elizabeth) Campbell of Rudyard, Andy (Leah) Campbell of Dickinson, Jill (Dan) Feser and Freddie Campbell, both of Bismarck, N.D.; brother, Jack Campbell of Helena; sisters, Sharon Clelland and Glenda Jackson, both of Miles City, Frankie Christiansen of Great Falls, Kathy Randall of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Tammy Foley of Butte; grandchildren, Abbie, Alexis, Ryan, Reese, Carter, Joshua, Kinzie, Trey, Brady, and one on the way; along with many beloved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Bessie Campbell; brother, Bob Campbell; sister, Nancy Campbell; and granddaughter, Peyton.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Interment will be in the Custer County Cemetery. 

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.