Charles CampbellGSA supervisorCharles W. Campbell, a...

February 24, 1994

Charles Campbell

GSA supervisor

Charles W. Campbell, a retired supervisor for the General Services Administration, died Saturday of pneumonia at Fort Howard Veterans Hospital where he had been a resident since 1990.

He was 76 and formerly lived on Crismer Avenue in Northwest Baltimore.

He retired in 1978 from the Middle River warehouse of the GSA where he had been employed as a supervisor since 1969. Earlier, he worked for 21 years as a forklift operator with the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.

He was born in Hume, Va., and moved as a child to Marshall, Va., where his father was a farmer. He attended schools there until he started to work to help support his family.

In 1942, he came to Baltimore and was an iron worker at Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. in Fairfield before joining the Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater as a coxswain. He was discharged in 1945.

Mr. Campbell was a member of the Waxter Senior Citizens Center and, for many years, of the Wayland Baptist Church. Since 1991, he had been a member of New Psalmist Baptist Church.

A wake will be conducted at 7 p.m. today, followed by a funeral at 8 p.m. at Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church, 4016 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlene Fortune of Baltimore; two brothers, Otha Campbell and Asby Campbell, both of Egg Harbor City, N.J.; two sisters, Mary Newman and Lottie Holland, both of Washington, D.C.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 43025, Baltimore 21236-0025. Martha Williams, who worked for many years as a secretary, died Feb. 15 of cancer at her brother's home in Arbutus. She was 52.

Born in Chester, Pa., the former Morrell Park resident worked for the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. as a secretary before moving to Seattle several years ago where she taught at the Christian Faith School.

The former Martha Wasiurko was a graduate of Chester schools and Sleeper Business College in Parkside, Pa.

Her marriage ended in divorce.

Survivors include four sons, James M. Williams of Seattle, Michael M. Williams of Middletown, Conn., and David Williams and Keith E. Williams, both of Baltimore; a daughter, Debra M. Williams of Glen Burnie; a brother, Nicholas Wasiurko of Arbutus; her mother, Bessie Wasiurko of Chester; and five grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, Development Office, c/o Kate Ruddon, 600 N. Wolfe St., 21287-8915.

Services were held Feb. 18.

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