Earl Mack Campbell passed away Jan. 5, 2018 after many years of coping with the debilitating effects of exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam.
He was born March 19, 1938 in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania and laid to rest in Tahoma National Cemetery Jan. 17, 2018.
Earl began his career in federal law enforcement as a special agent with the Department of Health & Human Services in the pioneering years of investigating fraud, abuse and waste in Medicare, Medicaid, public health and Indian Health Services. In 1979 he joined the investigative arm of the recently created HHS Office of Inspector General and was soon appointed ARIGI, heading investigations for Region X. He was a Deputy U.S. Marshal.
Following retirement from the Office of Inspector General he went on to work for the U.S. Postal Inspection Services and Premera Blue Cross.
A longtime soccer coach, Helpline volunteer, certified Ombudsman for the Elderly, Earl served his family, his community and his country with honor and commitment.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ann; son Mark (Sharmon); daughter Megan Visk (Josh); sister Constance Gardner (Tom); and grandchildren Cooper, Colin, Sadie, Colleen, Callahan and MackAlister.
A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at the Kiana Lodge in Suquamish.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 5 or Wounded Warriors.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cook Family Funeral Home. Sign the online guest book for the family at www.cookfamilyfuneralhome.com.