Andrew Cowan Campbell, 86 passed away peacefully at home on November 20, 2020. He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years Carolyn M. Campbell, who passed away on November 29, 2014.
Andy was born in Copake, NY the son of the late Royal V. and Kathryn Alback Campbell. A high school athlete, he served in the Navy during the Koran Conflict, sailing around the world. Andy graduated from Albany Business College and went on to a successful business career, receiving the Albany Business School Outstanding Alumni. Andrew worked for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, Connecticut Cold Storage and was Vice President of Operations at Carando, Inc. before leaving the corporate world to start Campbell Management Company, a small consulting firm working with family business matters and risk management.
Andy loved spending time with his family whether a family ski adventure or a family reunion. Andy made sure that there was always a family reunion with his brothers and sisters each year. One of his favorite trips was a trip to Scotland with his brother Clifford to trace the family heritage. He was quick with a smile and a joke. He was very involved in his community and believed in giving back.
Andy is survived by his children Andrew J. Campbell (Sandra Campbell), Cromwell, CT. and daughters: Kathryn T. Campbell (James Crowley), Oakton, VA and Deborah M. Campbell (Bruce Collamore), Newbury, NH. Three grandchildren: Julia Crowley; Kyle Crowley; and Erica Campbell and his sister-in-law Margie Griffin of Rhinebeck, NY as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers Clifford, Donald, Calvin, and Royal B. Campbell; and sisters Helen Silvernail, Elsie Stockman and Isabel Schad.
There will be a private graveside service. In lieu of flowers you can make a donation in memory of Andrew Campbell to Boystown, 4801 Sargent Rd. NE, Washington, DC, 20017. Boystown.org/Washingtondc
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