Charles H. Campbell, 80, of Alton, died peacefully at 12:08 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton.
He was born on April 28, 1934, in Sturdivant, Mo., the son of the late Oscar and Mildred (Moore) Campbell.
A U.S. Navy veteran, he will always be remembered for his kindness and compassion toward others and his love for watching the Chicago Cubs.
Charles had been in the forming division for Owens-Illinois Glass, then served in the housekeeping department at Christian Hospital Northeast before retiring.
He married the former JoAnn Darnell on June 28, 1963. She died in 2006.
Surviving are two sons, Charles W. Campbell of Omaha, Neb., and W. Roger (Sally) Campbell of Somonauk, Ill.; a daughter, Charlotte Simpson (Ed Sauls) of Alton; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Eugene, Ed, Bob, Ricky and Curtis Campbell; and three sisters, Carol Campbell, Joyce Campbell and Shelby Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Christopher Campbell; daughter, Tammy Campbell; brother, Junior Campbell; and sister, Beaulah Rexford.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Ron Bottens will officiate.
Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to the Alton 5As Shelter.