Timothy R.S. Campbell | 1949 - 2012 | Obituary

Timothy R.S. Campbell
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Timothy R.S. Campbell

Born: July 14, 1949
Died: September 28, 2012

Timothy R. S. Campbell of Frazer, PA
Timothy R.S. Campbell of Frazer, PA died on September 28, 2012 at York Hospital. Beloved husband of Marti Barlow Campbell, loving father of Melissa Campbell Bochat wife of Brandon James Bochat of The Woodlands, TX. Grandfather of James David Bochat. Tim is also survived by his brother Nicholas T. & Anne Marie Campbell, 3 nieces, 1 nephew, several cousins.
He has been an instructor for more than 27 years at FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI), with an emphasis in train-the-trainer and exercise-evaluation courses.
He was Emergency Management Coordinator for Elverson Borough & West Nantmeal Township, Chester County, PA.
Beginning in 1978 he was named the Director of Emergency Services County of Chester, Pennsylvania where he served until retiring in July 1997 (19 years) making him one of the longest serving county emergency managers in Pennsylvania.
In July of 1997 he formed the Campbell Group and for the following 15 years has contracted directly or indirectly with Federal, State and Local Governments providing Public Safety Consulting, Training and System Development, Emergency Services Response System Analysis, Public Safety Communications System Analysis & Exercise Design and Development.
He has served as Adjunct Faculty for FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute and the National Fire Academy as an NFA Instructor/Controller.
He was also a Local Level Instructor for the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy and Adjunct faculty for the Harrisburg Area Community College
Tim has also worked closely to provide emergency management consulting and training for the following companies in support of federal state and local governments: Booz, Allen Hamilton, C2TI, CMCG, Inc, Human Technology Inc., Texas A&M, and L-3 MPRI. He has also supported programs at the US State Department, Diplomatic Security, ATA Program.
He was a graduate of Delaware County Community College with a degree in Fire Science Administration and he achieved a Bachelors Degree in Political Science.
He belonged to many organizations related to emergency Management, Fire & EMS.
Tim’s Life Celebration service will be held on Saturday Oct. 6, 2012 at 3PM at the Church of the Good Samaritan, 212 West Lancaster Ave., Paoli, PA 19301. A visitation will be held on Friday Oct. 5, 2012 at the church from 5:30 – 8PM.
In lieu of flowers memorials maybe made in Tim’s name to Fallen Firefighters Memorial, NETC, 16825 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727, or American Heart Association, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693

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