Roy William Campbell

09/02/1947 - 27/12/2023


Obituary For Roy William Campbell

February 9, 1947 – December 27, 2023


Roy left this earth to be with his heavenly Lord and Savior on December 27, 2023 at 7 a.m. at Prairie Lake Hospice in Grande Prairie, Alberta. With courage, dignity, strength and unwavering faith, he fought a hard battle with T-Cell lymphoma. Never did he allow this disease to take away his sense of humour or his purpose in knowing God. How do you sum up the life of a person on a sheet of paper – by remembering that person and how he touched your life.

Roy is survived by his wife Judy of 56 years, daughters Carleen and Cheryl Campbell, grandsons Braden McDonald (Jenna), Devon McDonald (Nadia), Tyson McDonald (Faith), sister Elaine Thibeault (Rod), Renee and Steven, Mark and Lindsay, niece Julianne (Fraser) Stefura and Matt, brother in law George Guest, Alan and Leanne, nephew Jason Sawatsky (Amanda) and Kastyn, sister in law Arlene Benoit (Jean) and family, nephew Troy Erickson (Hayley), niece and nephews Bonnie, Michael and Danny Caron and many cousins and one Aunt Helen Knutson and her family.

He was predeceased by his parents Ted and Julia Campbell, father and mother in law Roy and Maggie Erickson, sisters Joan Guest, Linda Sawatsky, Millie Fraser, nephew George Guest, sister in law Carol (Caron) Pruss.

Until we meet again.

A celebration of Roy’s life will be held on Saturday, January 6th, 2024 at 2pm at Bear Creek Funeral Home in Grande Prairie, Alberta. A livestream link will be made available shortly and will be added below.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital – Cancer Clinic (donation link available under Roy’s photo on the left) or directly at

Interment to take place at a later date.

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780-830-7742

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  • 19/01/2024

    Our heartfelt condolences to Judy and family. Roy was a cherished friend and amazing neighbour to my parents Bill and Steffnie. They shared many afternoon teas and dinners. I enjoyed seeing Roy and Judy when I visited my parents. I especially loved Roy's humor and positive energy. He was a wonderful person and know he will be missed by all whose lives he touched in a special way. Sincerely, Sherri

  • 06/01/2024

    My deepest condolences to the family. In the short time I knew Roy he was always very kind and always had a smile. Sheila McKinnon

  • 06/01/2024

    To Roy: You are a Good, Humble and Genuine human being - indeed, we can all learn a thing or two from you. We are fortunate to have crossed your journey... Plus, he played a pretty mean game of cards 🙂 God Bless you Roy and to Family!

  • 31/12/2023

    Lots of love sent to you, We are so sorry for your loss. We all have many good memories of Roy. His laugh and big smile and cowboy hat. He always liked to tease me when I was small and into my adult life and then he did the same with my own kids. He always made us laugh and always had a smile. Thinking of you all ❤️ The Thoma's.

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  • 30/12/2023

    Judy, Carleen, Cheryl and your families. Norm and I would like to send our true condolences to all of you. Roy was just the kind of guy everyone could talk to, laugh with and carry on a good conversation with. I'll never forget his laugh, it would start at his toes and when it finally surfaced it was truly the heartiest laugh I ever heard. He will be missed by all of us. Roy you are finally home, go rest now and we'll see you again. Love to all, Joanne & Norm Ingalls

  • 30/12/2023

    Our deepest sympathy to Judy and family. He was a wonderful man. He will be missed.

  • 29/12/2023

    Judy, I'm so sorry for your loss. It seems not so long ago we were all farming and life was busy. So much has happened in between then and now. I remember when our daughter was in 4H that one year. I absolutely knew nothing of 4H and tending to their animals etc. Roy knew. He cleaned and shaved and did a wonderful job of preparing Lorraine's cow for showing. I was amazed that a calf could look so good! We owed him one. Judy, the days ahead will look different and very lonely at times. In those times the peace of God and the comfort in knowing Him will help you get through. The memories you've shared together with your daughters and your grandchildren might bring a few tears of joys and blessings, that help soften the tears of sadness.

  • 29/12/2023

    Our sincere condolences to you and your family, Judy. We will truly miss him. Mike & Lise Paradis

  • 29/12/2023

    Our sympathy to Judy and family, Roy was a wonderful man and will be missed by all that knew him. RIP Roy! LeRoy and Jeannette Larson

  • 29/12/2023

    Good farming neighbours and friends for many years in Eaglesham , and then we were continuing on to Vernon . You be missed Roy . My condolences to Judy and the girls Carleen and Cheryl , and their families . 💕❤️🤗🙏🏼Riet

  • 29/12/2023

    So very sorry to hear of Roy's passing. We are both so happy to have reconnected with you a couple years ago. Our deepest condolences to you Judy and your family Gord Erickson & Brenda Gagnon

  • 29/12/2023

    Dearest Judy&family,Elaine;Rod & family, Jason, Amanda & family, Julianne & family my deepest sympathy to you all. Roy was an amazing man I never seen him without a big smile & even bigger hug whereever or however you saw him ❤️ He will be deeply missed. Lots & lots of love Levola

  • 29/12/2023

    My deepest condolences to Judy and family. Roy always had time for a visit and a laugh throughout my childhood and also as an adult.

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