Harry Lee Campbell Jr., 83, died Dec. 27, 2007, at Meadowbrook Place.
His graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Bishop Ernie Collard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate.
Mr. Campbell was born on Feb. 4, 1924, at Baker County to Harry Lee Sr. and Pearl Alma Watt Campbell. Harry served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
He worked many years for the Great Northern Railroad. Later in life, he enjoyed working on numerous ranches with the love of his life, his wife, Mae.
The couple loved traveling between ranches, sometimes traveling more than 500 miles in a weekend. Mae died on Aug. 31, 2006, at the couple’s home in Kalispell, Mont. Soon after, Harry returned to Baker City after living many years away.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Mae Guffey Campbell; his children, Norman Livengood and Peggy Dwiggins; two grandchildren, Lynn Livengood and Thelma Livengood Korb; his parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include his four grandchildren, Judy Mae Hickey, Bonnie Farrar, Connie Souza and Edward Livengood; 12-great-grandchildren; 11-great-great-grandchildren; sister, Charlotte Hockert; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Meadowbrook Residents’ Fund through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 2, 2008
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor