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Full Text of SR0787  100th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Edward L. Campbell of Coal Valley, who
4passed away on July 29, 2017; and
5    WHEREAS, Edward Campbell was born in Rock Island to Gene G.
6and Anna B. Janssens Campbell on July 17, 1946; he served in
7the United States Army in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968 and married
8Janice Washburn in Orion in 1969; he later married Delpha J.
9Anderson Peterson in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 2, 1994; and
10    WHEREAS, Edward Campbell was a skilled machinist with the
11Case Corporation in Rock Island; when the plant closed, he
12attended Black Hawk College as a student of labor studies and
13began his own trucking company, C & C Trucking and Son Inc. in
14Coal Valley; he returned to CNH Global Case-IH in East Moline,
15retiring in 1997 after 31 years of employment; and
16    WHEREAS, Edward Campbell was a lifetime member of the
17Disabled American Veterans; he was a member of Local 1304
18United Auto Workers (UAW) in East Moline; he was a former
19member of Rock Island 806 UAW, where he served on several
20committees and in several officer positions including,
21financial secretary and vice-president, and represented the
22local UAW in Washington, D.C. in the 1970s and 1980s; and



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1    WHEREAS, Edward Campbell designed and installed the solar
2and wind power for his family's home and motor home; when he
3retired, he enjoyed traveling in their motor home with his
4wife, Delpha, and spending winters in California with their
5friends; and
6    WHEREAS, Edward Campbell was preceded in death by his
7parents and his brother, Donald; and
8    WHEREAS, Edward Campbell is survived by his wife, Delpha;
9his children, Kelly Campbell and Bryan (Kimberly) Campbell; his
10stepchildren, Lisa (Dion) Perkins and Doug (Lindsey) Peterson;
11his grandchildren, Cassidy Campbell, Mia Campbell, Cameron
12Campbell, Parker Campbell, Tevin Robbins, Aaliyah Perkins,
13Raine Peterson, and Mavrik Peterson; his great-granddaughter,
14Maya Sanchez-Robbins; his brother, Richard (Glenda) Campbell;
15and many nieces and nephews; therefore, be it
17ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
18Edward L. Campbell, and extend our sincere condolences to his
19family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
21    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be



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1presented to the family of Edward Campbell as an expression of
2our deepest sympathy.