(By Delegates Campbell, Canterbury and Manchin)

[Introduced February 26, 2003]

H. R. 18 - "Memorializing and honoring the life and work of Brack Campbell, father, grandfather, friend and former member of the House of Delegates."
Whereas, Brack Campbell was born on March 26, 1912, in Dawson, West Virginia, to the late John L. and Lillie Woollard Campbell and was the brother of James Richard Campbell of Keyser; and
Whereas, He worked for the West Virginia Department of Tax and Revenue before retiring as an auditor; and
Whereas, As a life-long resident and devotee of both Greenbrier County and West Virginia, he attended Smoot School, Alderson Junior College and Marshall College; and
Whereas, He aided his beloved community as a charter member of the Lewisburg Lions Club, a member of the Lewisburg Elks Lodge, and a charter member of the Rupert Rotary Club; and
Whereas, Brack Campbell was an adept scholar of history, particularly Greenbrier County history, and utilized this knowledge as a member of the Greenbrier County Historical Society; and
Whereas, Mr. Campbell loved West Virginia due to its rich history, natural beauty and colorful people. Because of this affection, he supported and bettered his state by serving in the West Virginia House of Delegates for two successive terms (1948 to 1949 and 1950 to 1951); and
Whereas, A strong supporter of the Democratic Party, he relished both politics and political discussion; and
Whereas, Brack Campbell is remembered with love and affection by his surviving family members: his two daughters - Marilyn Carney of Greenbrier County and Sue Moss of St. Albans; his brother, James Richard Campbell, who also served in the House; his nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That the House of Delegates hereby expresses its collective sadness and regret at the passing of Brack Campbell, family man, former member of the House and ardent supporter of West Virginia.; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates be hereby directed to prepare a copy of this resolution for Mr. Campbell's surviving family members.