CAMPBELL, Albert “King” Floyd, 87, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at home.
A longtime resident of Long Vue Acres, Wheeling he was born on September 17, 1923, in Wheeling W.Va. Raised in Warwood by his mother Hilda Jeavons and father Floyd Campbell.
Preceded in death by his wife Winnibelle B. Campbell, son Scott Lee Campbell.
Surviving are his son Albert King Campbell and wife Marilyn, three grandchildren Robert Scott Campbell, David Curtis Campbell, Michelle Leigh Bell and her husband Wesley H. Bell and their children Marshall and Winnie. Also survived by Amy Salisbury, Molly Stevens, Toby Eggert, Beth Schneider, and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
As a young man he was captain of Warwood High School’s football team, left his high school sweetheart to join the Marine Corps where he served in the Pacific during World War II. Upon discharge he attended West Liberty State College and Bethany College before entering the work force where he worked for such companies as International Mill Service, Centurial Products, Medusa Portland Cement Company, West Virginia Road Commission, West Virginia State Liquor Commission. He devoted much of his time to public service and was a member of several organizations such as Bates Blue Lodge Wheeling, Osiris Shriner, Legion of Honor, York Rite, Scottish Rite, Elks Lodge #28, Jesters Court #13, OVAC Foundation, Board of Directors for the Public Defender Corporation, Osiris Temple, Ohio County Fire Board, Saints & Sinners, and one of the founding six members of the Lawrencefield Parish Church.
He now rests in peace reunited with his beloved wife and will be missed by family and friends.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2011 at Kepner Funeral Home, National Road at Bethany Pike, Wheeling (304-232-2732). Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Lawrencefield Parish Church Table Rock Lane at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Cynthia B. Walter officiating. Interment in the Lawrencefield Parish Church Cemetery. The Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard will conducted military graveside services followed by Bates Lodge #33 Masonic graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lawrencefield Perrish Church, Table Rock Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003 or OVAC Conference, 64962 Breezy Point Lane, Bellaire, OH 43906 (740-671-3269) or Shriner’s Childrens Hospital c/o Monument Place, P.O. Box 2048, Wheeling WV 26003 (304-242-2911).