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Cory 'Scotty' Campbell

1922-2017

Published: March 25, 2017 5:00 AM

MILLERSBURG -- Cory Verle "Scotty" Campbell (Avonmore, Ontario) died peacefully on March 2, 2017. Scotty always said "to have a friend, you have to be a friend." He gave his quick smile, friendship, concern and humor generously.

He was born on June 18, 1922, after his twin brother, David Vernon Campbell, at the family farm in Avonmore, Ontario, Canada. At age 2, his family moved to Oakfield, N.Y., where he became a paperboy, U.S. Citizen and an Eagle Scout.

Cory 'Scotty' Campbell

After graduating from Oakfield High School in 1939, he earned a B.S. degree in ceramic engineering at SUNY-Alfred in 1943, where he owned Scotty's Books, the campus used-book store. He joined the war effort as a radio officer in the U.S. Maritime Service (Merchant Marines), serving on three separate Liberty ships from 1944-46. He and Ellen Lucille Dickinson married in 1947 in Rochester, N.Y.

Scotty worked as a salesman, plant manager and executive vice president of ceramic manufacturing companies in New Jersey, West Virginia, Indiana and Ohio. He settled in Wooster in 1963, and retired to Lake Buckhorn in 1986.

Surviving are his children, Craig Campbell (Keystone Heights, Fla.), Corrin Campbell (Ten Eyck, Boulder, Colo.) and Candace Campbell (Seck, St. Paul, Minn.); grandchildren, Christin Campbell, Caitlin Campbell, Colin Campbell, Ailsa Ten Eyck Bier and Cory Ten Eyck.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Ellen Lucille Campbell; and his twin brother, David Vernon Campbell (Orange, Texas).

He enjoyed life in many areas including fraternal clubs, Lake Buckhorn (Millersburg), Clark Presbyterian Church, Faith Presbyterian Church (Keystone Heights, Fla.) and ALS Millersburg GreenRidge Residence. He was much loved and will be greatly missed by all.

Family held a private ceremony. McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, assisted the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorials can be directed to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster 44691.


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