Jay Clinton Campbell

September 18, 1922 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 98)


Mr. Jay Clinton Campbell, 98, of Statesville, passed away, Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mr. Campbell was born September 18, 1922 in Davie County and was the son of the late James and Fannie Anderson Campbell. He attended Davie County Schools and on April 20, 1945, he married Betty Parks Campbell, who survives of the home. He was retired from Kewaunee Scientific, Inc. and was a member of Temple Baptist Church. He loved watching Westerns, woodworking and his garden.

In addition to his wife of 75 years, he is survived by four sons, Donald “Don” Campbell (Wanda) of Statesville, Larry Campbell (Libby) of Statesville, Teddy Campbell (Trish) of Statesville, Kerby Campbell (Kelli) of Lincoln, IL; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and one brother, Wade Campbell (Evelyn) of Statesville. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Sylvester Campbell.

Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Temple Baptist Church. The family will visit with friends from 12:30-1:45pm and burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jay’s grandsons and two great grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be James Childers and Terry Tevepaugh.

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Funeral Service
November 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Temple Baptist Church
205 Museum Rd.
Statesville, NC 28625


Gordon Hospice House
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

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