Gary E. Campbell
Hastings resident Gary E. Campbell, age 82, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at his home. Services were Saturday, February 2, at the Shelton Methodist Church with Pastor Carla Gunn officiating. Burial was in the Shelton Cemetery with military rite by the Shelton Legion. Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings, is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to the Shelton Methodist Church. Gary was born June 19, 1936, to Claude E. and Phyllis W. (Dodd) Campbell in Ft. Collins, Colorado. He graduated from Shelton High School in 1954. He served in the United States Army from October 20, 1958, to April 19, 1959. Gary was a carpenter and built houses. Gary was one of the original founders of the Kearney Drag Strip and a member of the Shelton American Legion. He enjoyed wood working and carpentry. He is survived by a two sisters-in-law, Evelyn J. Campbell and Loma L. Campbell, both of Grand Island; niece, Suzanne (Bruce) Lans; deceased nieces’ husbands, Dave Harders, of Wood River, and Ray Saunders, of Grand Island; cousins, Richard and Wilma Jean Mayfield, of Shelton, and Patricia Candy, of Kearney; and numerous family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ronald D. and Harold C.; and nieces, Debra Harder and RaeAnn Saunders.