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Ted Campbell

February 27, 1931 — April 1, 2024

Ted Campbell

On Monday April 1, 2024, Ted Eddie Campbell, loving father of four, went to be with the Lord.

He was born February 27, 1931, in Flint, Michigan to John and Leah (Young) Campbell. On April 10, 1954, he married Evelyn Francis Curtis. They had four children, Glen, John, Gary, and Judy.

Ted was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn, his parents and eleven siblings as well his two sons, Glen and Gary.

He is survived by his son John (Brenda) Campbell and daughter Judy (Tim) Funk. Six grandchildren Tony, Brandon (Erika) and Holly Funk, Chad (Courtney) Campbell, Chelsea (Bill) Strong, and Kaylee (Zack) Toren. Six great grandchildren Sarah, Thaddeus, Evangeline, Audrey, Lucas and Maximus. He is also survived by his sister-in-laws Betty Campbell and Agnes Franks as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Ted had a love for people and always greeted everyone at church with a warm handshake. He loved the people of his church and along with his wife led a group called Young at Heart for people fifty-five and up. He was also the Congregational Care Pastor for several years. He was always visiting the sick and elderly. 

He was a hard working man who always put his family first. From cutting down trees to selling scrap metal to working at Valley Metal, he was always doing whatever he could to provide for his family. He worked for Kingscott Associates for 30 years before retiring and enjoying wood crafts, tinkering in his garage and spending time traveling with his grandchildren and taking trips to see country and gospel groups with his extended family. 

Services will be held at Friendship Wesleyan Church,1285 102nd Avenue, Plainwell, Michigan 49080 at 12:00 p.m. Saturday April 13, 2024. Visitation will be available from 6-8 p.m. Friday April 12, 2024, and also at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 13, 2024. Visitation will be at the same location as the funeral.

 Donations can be made payable to the Friendship Wesleyan Church.

While at please take time to sign Ted’s guestbook and/or share a memory with his family.

The Campbell family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen & Secord Funeral Homes and Cremation Society, 120 South Woodhams Street, Plainwell, MI 49080. 269-685-5881

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