Obituary of Donnie Campbell
Donnie Campbell, 67, of Leeton, Missouri, died late Saturday evening, October 2, 2021, at his home on the farm he loved. He was born February 9, 1954, in Henry County, Mo., the son of Charles Eldon Campbell and Delta Maybelle (Wietrick) Campbell. He graduated from Leeton High School and got his degree in welding at State Fair Community College. He worked at the Leeton Elevator and then began working for Nussbaum Construction. He joined Ironworkers Local 10 and continued working in construction on projects in the Kansas City area, including bridges and overpasses. He retired from construction in 2010 and was happy he could work full-time on his cattle farm. He was a member of the former Cold Spring Masonic Lodge #274 in Leeton. He married Patty (Richardson) Campbell on September 29, 2007, in Windsor, Mo. Life on the farm included working cattle, hunting, fishing, teaching his sons to fix equipment, or just sitting on the top of the hill enjoying the view. He enjoyed Appaloosa horseback rides, backroad drives in the country, and pulling the tractor in a Saturday night tractor pull with his sons. He was always willing to jump in and help a neighbor. In addition to his wife Patty, survivors include 2 sons, Jeff Campbell (Kala), Ozark, Mo., and Adam Campbell (Shannon), Boonville, Mo.; a step-son, Joe Wells (Kylee), Green Ridge, Mo.; 5 grandchildren, Ashlynn, Genna, Conley, Shelby Ann, and Aydan Roe; a step-grandson, Brayden Wells; a brother, Bob Campbell, Bolivar, Mo.; 2 nephews; and many cousins and relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Richard D., Catherine S., and William E. Campbell. Celebration of Life at the family farm will be held at a later date. A memorial fund has been established in Donnie’s memory and contributions can be made in care of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.