A former Wirt County assessor and World War II veteran Glenn W. Campbell, 91, passed away November 21, 2005.|
Campbell served in five military campaigns in the second World War and was one of the first 500 soldiers to enter Japan after the surrender.
He was a member of the Creston United Methodist Church, the Ohio Operating Engineers, Burning Springs Lodge 132 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies and the Nemesis Shriners.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Busch-Kimes Funeral Home of Elizabeth. Mr. Campbell will be buried at the McCray Cemetery with Masonic and military rites. Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born at Creston, a son of the late Marshall Allen and Ardelia Garretson Campbell.
Glenn is survived by a son, Rodney Campbell of Vienna; grandson, Marshall Albert Campbell of Vienna; and a former wife and longtime friend, Ella Mae Johnson of Olive Hill, Ky.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Boyd, Orland and Okey Campbell; and a sister, Faye Berry.