Richard Harold Campbell died on 20 January 2011, in Oro Valley, Arizona. He was born in Fairmont, West Virginia on February 25, 1928, the son of Lawrence and Edna Wade Campbell. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Ropp Campbell of Oro Valley. Richard graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1946 where he was a member of the track team, co-captain of the basketball team in his senior year, and salutatorian of his graduating class. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1950 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. At the university he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, Fi Batar Capar honorary, Tau Beta Pi engineering honorary society and the university track team. After a short period of employment by the Bethlehem Steel Company, Richard enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in September 1950 to serve his country during the Korean War. He remained in the Air Force for nearly 25 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1975. During his Air Force career he had several assignments involving logistics with the Strategic Air Command and countries in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. He also served with the National Air and Space Administration and the U.S. Department of State. He was a graduate of the Air Force Command and Staff College and received his Masters Degree in Public Administration from George Washington University in 1965. After retirement from the Air Force in 1975, Richard was employed by the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration, which later became the Department of Energy. During his career with DOE he was project manager for remedial action at uranium mill tailings sites and was director of the emergency management program for the nuclear weapon complex. He retired from the Albuquerque, New Mexico office of DOE in 1990 and did consulting work for several years thereafter. He and his wife moved from Albuquerque to Oro Valley in 2000. Richard was preceded in death by his mother in 1995, his father in 2004, his sister, Phyllis Jean Campbell Gladwell in 2005 and son, Jeffrey Stephen Campbell in 1995. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Jo Campbell Harrell of Marietta, Georgia; his daughter Wendy Sue Campbell Pritchett of Loganville, Georgia and his son, Richard Lawrence Campbell Rogers of Rocky Comfort, Missouri. According to his wishes, his body has been cremated. Burial to take place in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.