Kevin Lewis Campbell
Campbell, 74, died unexpectedly in Ipswich on August 20, 2018. He was born
in Manchester, NH, on December 9, 1943, to the late Clare and Walter
Kevin was a
longtime resident of Ipswich where he grew up alongside his two sisters.
While attending Ipswich High School in 1959, Kevin met the love of his
life, Patricia Knight. Since their first kiss on her birthday, they
entered a partnership that lasted a lifetime.
from Ipswich High, Kevin went on to attend the University of New
Hampshire. In 1967, he graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering
and obtained a job at Western Electric.
On August 30,
1966, Kevin and Patricia were married and shortly thereafter had two
beautiful daughters. They spent fifty-one joyful years of marriage as
residents of the North Shore. After over forty years of engineering, Kevin
retired as a Vice President of Vectron Technologies Company. He and Patty
went on to enjoy their homes in Ipswich and Sugarloaf Key, FL. Kevin’s
love of animals led them to own many cherished dogs who adored swimming
and boating with them.
had children of their own and Kevin became “Gampy” seven times over. His
grandchildren carry on his value of unconditional love to family, friends,
and the Patriots. An amazing husband, dad, grandfather, friend, animal
lover, fix-it man, engineer, boater, and more, Kevin was a rock and
In addition to
his wife Patty of fifty-two years, he is survived by two daughters,
Kristin Campbell and her husband Christopher Glowacki of Nantucket,
Heather Campbell and her husband Christopher Curry of Ipswich; seven
grandchildren, Lily Waldron, Dominic Hough, Albert Glowacki, Herbert
Glowacki, Stella Glowacki, Clare Curry, Jackson Curry; two sisters, Bonita
LaBelle and her husband Leo Roomets of Vero Beach, Fla., Barbara
Beckingham of Ipswich; and many nephews and nieces.
were private. In lieu
of flowers, please make donations to Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for
Animals, Box 2844, Nantucket, MA 02584
(http://nantucketsafeharborforanimals.org) in Kevin’s name to keep his
memory alive and help animals in need.
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