Robert “Bob” Charles Campbell
08/19/1935 - 12/31/2018
Robert “Bob” Charles Campbell, 83, of Britt, joined his wife of 54 years, Mona, in heaven on December 31, 2018. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Range Funeral Home at 1:00 pm with visitation one-hour prior. Pastor Erik Roth will officiate. Burial will take place at the Wright family cemetery in Montrose, MN on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.
He was born August 19, 1935 in Buffalo, MN. He was united in marriage to Mona Lee Ferrell on May 12, 1956. Bob graduated from Buffalo High School in 1953, where he played baseball and football. He worked as a Civil Engineer for MN DOT for 42 years in both the Duluth and Virginia offices.
His competitive spirit made him a great cribbage and bocce ball player, where he was known as “MN Bob”. He was well known for his nature photography and it was his greatest passion. Robert was always willing to share his photos with everyone. He also loved traveling and wrote two travel books about some of their trips. He wrote an extensive autobiography about his life and memories. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping and canoeing. For decades, he mentored many young men through Boy Scouts while serving as a Scoutmaster.
He was very social and always had stories to share with everyone. He was proud of his family and all their accomplishments.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Mona; son, Chris; and grandson, Jeremy.
He is survived by his daughters, Wendy (Dan) Gustafson of Rochester, MN and Mary Jo (Jake) Jaques of Henderson, NV; son, Neil (Stacey) Campbell of Livingston, WI; daughter-in-law, Corinne Campbell of Cloquet, MN; grandchildren, Nathan, Nicole, Ryan, Eric, Amy, Gabie, and Zach; great grandchildren, Kyler, Kestin, KoKo, Isabelle, Lillian, Evangeline, and Emma; brother-in-law, Jan (Betty) Ferrell of Waverly, MN; four nieces; and one nephew.