Sonny J. Campbell, 43, of Columbus died Monday, February 16, 2004 at his home. Services are 10:30 am Thursday, February 19, 2004 at St. Isidore Catholic Church with Reverend Joseph A. Miksch officiating. There will be Military Honors conducted by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard. Visitation will be after 4 pm Wednesday at McKown Funeral Home. There will be a Vigil Service at 7:00 pm Wednesday, also at the funeral home. Visitation continues Thursday morning from 8-10 am at McKown Funeral Home.
Sonny J. Campbell was born March 17, 1960 in Blair, Nebraska to Melvin and Alice (Jump) Campbell. He grew up in Blair and graduated from Blair High School in 1978. He entered the United States Marine Corps July 3, 1978 and served four years where he was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California. Upon his return he attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Southeast Community College. He began working for the Federal Aviation Administration as an electronics technician in Scottsbluff for 4 years and Columbus for the past 11 years. He married Melissa Houston on April 25, 1998 in Columbus. His passions were hunting and his family. His hobbies included trapshooting, fishing, bowling, music, and history. He was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church, The National Rifle Association, PASS, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Rocky Mountain Elk Federation and Hartman Post #84 American Legion.
He is survived by:
Wife Melissa Campbell of Columbus
Parents Melvin and Alice Campbell of Blair
Daughters Amy and Laura Campbell of Columbus
Daughter Sarah Hughes & Fiance' John Deeney of Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Sister Pennie (Jim) Keller of Blair
Sister Shirleane Lange of Blair
Niece Stephone Casey of Blair
Niece Shelby Lange of Blair