Curtis W. Campbell

Curtis W. Campbell, 80, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2017. He was born in Nevada, Mo., on February 17, 1936, a son of Margaret and Lester Campbell.

Curtis is survived by his loving wife, Patricia; children, Michael Abbot and wife, Tobi, and Laura Bengtson and husband, Phillip; his brother, Bobby Mann; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Curtis is predeceased by his parents; brothers, Glenn, Don, Kenny; and a daughter, Debra Murray.

Curtis was a hard-working man who served in the U.S. Army, worked on experimental aircraft, followed by a career in Maintenance and Engineering at TWA where he retired after 30 years of service. Curtis was awarded a Legacy of Leadership award at TWA. Curtis enjoyed woodworking, landscaping, model trains, and spending time with his family. He was actively involved in his community, as well as his church.

A service will be held at Community Covenant Church of Kearney at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017 by Pastor Mike Coglan. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the service and interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kearney, Mo. A luncheon will be held at the church.

The family would like to extend gratitude to the many doctors and nurses who provided compassionate care.

Arrangements are through Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.

Our Sincere Condolences

Dearest family,
Oh how my heart aches and I’m wishing I could be there with you all to celebrate this wonderful man’s life. I hope you can feel my love and prayers during this time. Aunt Patsy, I love you, and I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your husband. I know he loved you very much! Praying for peace that surpasses understanding and for you to be comforted by all the memories you have with Uncle Curtis.
Much love to each and every one of you,
Amanda Shouse & Family