OBITUARY - ORVILLE LEROY CAMPBELL
Orville Leroy CAMPBELL, the son of Earl and Doris (BARNHART) CAMPBELL, was born November 3, 1932, in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. He
attended school in Tarkio, MO. In November, 1955, Orville was united in marriage to Betty J. SLEMP, and they became the
parents of three children, Rose Ann, Joseph Lee and Bonny Lou. They later divorced. Orville was united in marriage to
Doris BRAMMER-ARCHER on April 19, 1976, in Rock Port, MO. Doris passed away in 1995. In June, 1997, Orville married
Nancy CUMMINGS, and they later divorced.
Orville was a self-taught survivor, and was very successful. He was a “scrapper”, collecting scrap metal from
everywhere-along the roads, in the ditches and many more places. For a short time he was employed by Morris HALL at his
salvage business in Tarkio.
In his spare time, Orville enjoyed fishing (all the time) and hunting. He also enjoyed dancing and "flirting with the
Besides his parents and wife, Doris, Orville was preceded in death by his son, Joseph and sister, Wanda.
Survivors include daughters, Rose Ann CAMPBELL.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2010
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