A Celebration of Life for Everett N. Campbell was held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Peacock Funeral Home with Tim Douglas of the Radiant Life Assembly of God Church officiating. Interment followed at Holly Cemetery in Holly, Colorado.
Everett passed away at the Southeast Colorado Long Term Care Center in Springfield, CO on December 5, 2007 at the age of 84.
Everett Nathan Campbell was born on December 8, 1922 in Longdale, Oklahoma to John Robert Campbell & Myrtle Ella Ashby Campbell. He had 3 older brothers, Robert, Carl, and Clyde. As a young boy Everett’s family moved to Holly, Colorado where Everett attended school.
Everett’s occupations included; mechanic, service station owner/operator, a wrecker service, truck driver, mobile home mover. Everett pulled & set up some of the first 10, 12 & 14 wide mobile homes.
Everett met Mildred O Drescher in Prowers County and they were married on October 2, 1947 in Clayton, NM There were 3 children born to this union; John, Naomi & Mary.
Everett retired in 1985 and spent his spare time attending school functions of his grandchildren and attending auctions. He also began buying & selling scrap iron.
Everett was instrumental in the beginning of the Assembly of God Church in Lamar, CO. He was a board member for a number of years serving multiple terms.
He lived in Southeast Colorado with the exception of a few years in Pueblo, CO; Amarillo, TX; and Stratton, CO. In later years you would find Everett sitting at the table at the Hasty Grocery Store having coffee and eating with his friends. Due to his declining health Everett was a resident of the Southeast Colorado Long Term Care Center in Springfield at the time of his death.
Everett was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; son, John; son-in-law, Jack; parents, John & Myrtle; brothers, Robert, Carl & Clyde; brothers-in-law, Wilbur Drescher, Harry Snider, and Cliff Weaver; Sisters-in-law, Ethelyn Campbell, Ruth Campbell, and Mary Jones.
He is survived by daughters Naomi Ebright of Hasty, and Mary (Rick) Holcomb of Springfield, Grandchildren-Ron Ebright of Aurora, Lee Ebright, John (Stephanie) of Hasty, Don (Jennifer) of Laurel, MT, Sean (Emily) of Windsor, CO, Seth of Stratton, CO, Josh (Torey) of Oklahoma City, OK, Angela (Jeremiah) Rodgers & Eric Holcomb of Springfield, CO Great Grandchildren- Steven Ebright of Aurora, Colton & Maleigh Ebright, Haley, Grady, & Colby Ebright of Hasty and Claira Ebright of Laurel, MT. Brothers & sisters-in-law, Betty Snider T or C, NM, Marilyn Weaver of Mesquite, NM, Eugene & Betty Drescher of Stratton, CO and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Radiant Life Assembly of God or to the Hasty Volunteer Fire Department either direct or in care of the funeral home office.
|To Naomi & Mary. I have known your Dad since I was a kid. Your Dad, Hugh Frazee & my Dad(Ed Cave)were best friends, they were always joking around w/each other & staying in touch no matter where ever they were. Everett was a wonderful man!! Mom & I want to send you our condolences & that you are in our prayers. Neatha (Lori) Fegley |