The Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - DONALD LLOYD "BUD" CAMPBELL
Donald "Bud" CAMPBELL was born September 9, 1905, the son of Oliver and Clara Belle (SICKELS) CAMPBELL. In 1927 he
married Lela VAUGHN, daughter of Dora VAUGHN and Susie (HUTCHISON) VAUGHN of Benton, Iowa. They were blessed with
three boys: Lloyd, Gerold, and Duane. Their early years were spent in Benton, Iowa, where they ranthe Jack Sprat
food store, and Bud, as Donald was fondly called, was also a salesman for Genral Foods. They lived in various houses in
town and on the farm, retiring on a farm new town. They enjoyed gardening and all of Benton enjoyed their bountiful
Bud died June 24, 1970 with interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr.
NOTE: Lela (VAUGHN) CAMPBELL, daughter of Susie Evelyn (HUTCHISON) VAUGHN (1878-1963) and Dora A. VAUGHN (1872-1963),
was born October 18, 1905, and died July 2, 1981. Lela served the town of Benton, Iowa as treasurer and secretary for
the town council for many years. An avid quilter, Lela made many baby quilts for the newborns of Benton. When the old
Methodist Church was donated to the town, Lela spent many hours helping to fix it up and clean it during the restoration
Leland "Lloyd" CAMPBELL, son of Donald "Bud" and Lela (VAUGHN) CAMPBELL, was born September 5, 1927, and died
December 14, 1987 in Florida with interment at Pine Hills Garden of Woodlawn Cemtery, Gotha, Orange County, Florida.
Lloyd was married to Bonnie Frances DOBEY, born September 5, 1927, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, and
retired from Walt Disney World. Bonnie and Lloyd's son Patrick Lloyd "Pat" CAMPBELL was born July 13, 1952, Creston, Union
County, Iowa, and died May 15, 2006, Florida, with interment at Pine Hills Garden of Woodlawn Cemetery, Gotha,
Orange County, Florida.
Ronald "Duane" CAMPBELL, son of Donald "Bud" and Lela (VAUGHN) CAMPBELL, and U.S. Army Veteran, was born September 6, 1935, Benton,
Ringgold County, Iowa, and died September 6, 1963, West Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Caryll Lou (HIGDAY) CAMPBELL,
wife of Duane, was born April 26, 1936, Kellerton, Iowa, the daughter of Jennie June (MACKEY) HIGDAY (1903-1972) and
Carroll Linden HIGDAY (1899-1973). Caryll died August 21, 2006. Timmy Lynn, son of Caryll and Duane CAMPBELL, was born Septembe 27, 1962,
and died May 13, 1973. They were interred at Maple Row Cemetery, Kellerton, Iowa.
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