July 29 1924 October 05 2019
Robert Walker Campbell July 29, 1924 – October 05, 2019 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| Memorial Donation Robert W. Campbell (Bob), age 95, passed peacefully with his loving wife Joan and their beloved companion, Duffy, by his side at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, NC on Saturday, October 5, 2019 after suffering a stroke. Joan loved Bob deeply and was faithfully at his side caring for him as his health failed in the last years of his life. Bob was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He had a passion for cars. He worked most of his life in the car industry as an automobile dealer in North Dakota and Iowa. He later served as a mentor to automobile dealers across the United States through his service as a leader of 20 Dealer Groups through the National Automobile Dealers Association. He was frequently credited by those he served with helping save their businesses during tumultuous years in the changing auto industry. Tied with his passion for cars was a passion for competition and speed. He was a pioneer in the sprint car and hobby stock classes of auto racing. Bob was proud of his service to country, having served in the Philippines during WW II. He also served as a community liaison to the Air Force Base in Minot, ND and on the Governor’s Commission in Iowa. Bob is survived by his wife of 38 years, Joan, who says he never spoke a harsh word. He is survived by his children Jinnelle Weis (Bill), Delano, MN; Craig (Deb), Madison, WI; and Terri, Mandan, ND and his seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Also surviving him are Joan’s children Brad Lindberg (Amy), Wilmington, NC and their two children; and Brent Lindberg, Wilmington, NC. A memorial service will be held at Cambridge Village in Wilmington, NC at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 14th. Arrangements have been completed by Atlantic Cremation Service, Wilmington, NC. Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Walker Campbell July 29 1924 October 05 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Wilmington, state: North Carolina