First Posted: 1/15/2009
The Rev. John “Bill” Campbell, 66, of 103 Dogwood Drive, Mullins, S.C., died Thursday at his home.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mill Creek Baptist Church in Mullins.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Baptist Church in Proctorville, N.C., Dr. L.M. Dowdy and the Rev. Curtis Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.
Campbell was born on March 18, 1937, in Robeson County, N.C., to the late Roscoe and Manthia G. Campbell.
Surviving are two sons, Antonio D. Mitchell of Boston and Franklin Williams of Philadelphia; a daughter, Pamela Mitchell of Boston; five brothers, James Campbell and his wife, Ann, both of Brooklyn, N.Y., Gawston Hicks Campbell and his wife, Mildred, both of Dillon, Andrew Gerald Campbell and his wife, Nedra, both of Mt. Morris, Mich., Gwynn Campbell and his wife, Ella, both of Flint, Mich., and Francis Kenny Campbell and his wife, Margie, both of Brooklyn; four sisters, Margaret Campbell Lessane and her husband, George, both of Lumberton, N.C., Gracey Campbell Taylor and her husband, Lee, both of Orrum, N.C., Evangeline Campbell Strickland and her husband, Roosevelt, and Manthia Theon Campbell Thompson and her husband, Robert, all of Fairmont, N.C.; three grandchildren; three special nieces born and raised in the home, Veronica Ann Bristow and her husband, John, and Patricia Campbell, all of Bladenboro, N.C., and Judy Campbell Lewis of Fairmont; an adopted brother, Cleveland Bethea and his wife, Earline, both of Winston Salem, N.C.; and an adopted sister, Brenda Wallace of High Point, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hills Funeral Home and at other times at 108 Leggette Road, Fairmont, N.C.