Lewis W. Campbell
1922-2009

PORTLAND — Lewis William Campbell, 86, formerly of Witham Road, Auburn, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, at Maine Medical Center. He had resided at the Maine Veterans Home in South Paris.

He was born in Auburn, Oct. 25, 1922, the son of Lewis and Margaret Sterling Campbell. He graduated from Edward Little High School with the Class of 1941 and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was the recipient of the World War II Victory Medal, the American Area Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the Korean Medal, the U.N. Medal and the Japan Occupation Medal.

He was employed from 1952 to 1984 by Coca-Cola Bottling in Lewiston as an area manager. Lewis was a life-long member of the American Legion Post #135 and the VFW of Auburn, where he also served as commander. He loved feeding the birds, gardening, hunting, fishing and all outdoor activities.

He is survived by two daughters, Gloria Brooks and her companion, John McDonald, of Exeter, N.H., and Carol Hunt and her husband, Elmer, of Poland; two sons, Bill Campbell and his wife, Diane, and Mike Campbell and his wife, Barbie, all of Auburn; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two nephews; and by his beloved dog and best friend, Spot.

He was predeceased by a sister, Marion Bruce.

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