Timothy “Adam” Campbell, 36, of Oldtown, was taken from his beloved family and friends on March 4th, 2016 in Cumberland, Maryland. Adam was born on April 1st, 1979, and was the son of Dr. Timothy Lee and Pamela (Keister) Campbell, also of Oldtown.
Adam was a 1997 graduate of Oldtown High School, where he was a member of the bowling team, and was voted best all around boy in senior class. Adam was honored to be a part of the Homecoming Court for several years. He later attended Allegany College of Maryland. He was a gifted actor and song stylist, and performed in many high school musical events and plays, and later at the Embassy Theater and Front and Centre Stage in Cumberland. Adam was an avid Baltimore Ravens fan and a history buff. He loved studying the night sky, and could easily identify the constellations, stars and planets.
Adam had a great love of all types of music and theater and had an extensive collection of music, musical theater performances and a great movie collection. He was a collector of angels and art, which adorned his immaculate apartment. Adam had a gift for decorating, and took great delight in making each holiday come alive in his home and the homes of many friends and family members. His favorite holiday was Christmas, and he loved snow. To see a Christmas tree that Adam had decorated was pure delight.
Adam loved attending Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve and reveled in the beauty of the ceremony and the season. He enjoyed long walks in the woods, sunny days, spending time with his Grandma, and a good story. He had a quick wit and could wrench a smile from the most somber soul. Roller coasters were a joy to Adam, and he rode as many as possible in as many parks as he could.
Another very special gift that Adam had was his thoughtfulness. He always extended a hand to help and took pride in a job well done. His concern and compassion brought comfort to many. He had a tender, loving heart and would give sacrificially of his time and his love. He adored his family.
Although our hearts are irreparably broken and the grief unbearable, we know that God has Adam now, and his many fears and profound sadness have been turned into rejoicing. Though often misunderstood here on this earth, now through God’s mercy, Adam is free from the torture, tears and grief that so haunted him throughout his life. He is at peace.
Adam was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harold “Wimp” Campbell, maternal grandparents, Bob “Pap” and Pauline “Nanna” Keister. He leaves to mourn his beloved broken-hearted parents, Tim and Pam, his paternal grandmother Shirley “Grandma” Campbell Kamauff and husband, Herman and maternal great-grandmother, Helen “Vira” Brode. He also leaves behind numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins, very special faithful friends and his beautiful cat, Millie.
To those dear, faithful friends and family members who understood Adam’s struggle and chose to hold him close, please know that he loved each of you so very much. When we lost you, Adam, we lost a precious person who can never be replaced.
A memorial service will be held at the Trinity Assembly of God, Midlothian, on Sunday, March 20th, 2016, at 2 pm with Rev. Rob Culler officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Trinity Assembly of God, Old Midlothian Road, SW, Midlothian, Maryland, 21543.
Trinity Assembly of God
P.O. Box 607, Midlothian MD 21543