Campbell retires

Published 8:28 am Monday, April 3, 2017

Photos by Robin Hart/rhart@amnews.com

The staff of the Boyle County Attorney’s Office held a celebration in honor or retiring county attorney, Richard Campbell Friday afternoon at the Boyle County Courthouse. Many well-wishers stopped by to congratulation Campbell on his retirement after 40 years of public service, with the past 14 years as county attorney. Above, Tony Wilder presented Campbell with a book as a retirement gift.

Photos by Robin Hart/rhart@amnews.com
Tony Wilder presented Campbell with a book as a retirement gift.

Karen Davis, left, shows Joy Campbell, the specialized cake made for her husband, retiring county attorney Richard Campbell, as he looks on. The personalized cake featured a likeness of Campbell’s Pelican Fountain Pen with brown ink that he was well-known for using when making corrections on letters and other documents. Campbell said of his fountain pen, “That was my response to bureaucracy years ago.”

County court clerk Nicole Farmer gives retiring County Attorney Richard Campbell a goodbye hug.