Stephen “Steve” Douglas Campbell, 70, of Robinson, TX, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, due to COVID, peacefully with his wife and daughters by his side. The family will receive visitors from 6 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 20, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco. A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 31, at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 1207 N Old Robinson Rd, with Dr. Cary Killough officiating. Services will be available on live stream at any of the links below.
Steve was born February 5, 1950, in Cleburne, TX, to Harley J.T. and Sibyl Hall Campbell. He and his family moved to Waco when he was six months old. On November 4, 1972, he married Lynda Haden. After they married, he moved to Dallas and worked as a programmer for Lone Star Steel. After 13 years, they moved back to Waco where he retired from Huck in 2006. He then worked one year at L3 before he retired for good and he and Lynda bought a restaurant in Lake City, Colorado and operated it for 10 summers. Until his illness, He worked at Centex Dental Lab. Steve loved his family deeply. He and Lynda went to all extracurricular activities his two daughters and six grandchildren were involved in, including countless drill team events, baseball and softball games. He enjoyed bowling and golfing in his spare time. Steve was a longtime member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and was on the church’s media team; he was always willing to help out at the church whenever they needed him. He was a kind and loving man who touched the lives of those that knew him. He was greatly loved and will be missed.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Harley and Sibyl Campbell; his mother and father-in-love, Bud and Tommie Haden; along with his grandparents, grandparents-in-law, and many other family members.
He is survived by his wife, Lynda Campbell; daughters, Casey Johnson and husband Jeff; Amanda Christian and Erik Halamik; grandchildren, Branson Christian, Ashlee Green and fiancé Ty, Bailey Dunigan, Ethan Johnson, Hannah Christian, and Brenner Dunigan; brother, Jim Campbell and wife Betty; sister, Deborah Collins and husband Wayne; brother, David Campbell and wife Shirley; cousin, Roger Hall and wife Jan; sister-in-love, Donna Evans and husband Terry; brother-in-love, Doug Haden and wife Sharon; many cousins and other family; along with his beloved dog, Abby.
Special thanks to the MICU team at Hillcrest for their love and support throughout Steve’s stay.