2017-11-01 / Obituaries

Junior Campbell succumbs at 86

Junior Campbell, 86, died October 24 at his home at Cornettsville.

A son of the late Rankin and Sarah Ison Campbell, he was the father of the late Virginia Halcomb and Patrick Campbell.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Combs Campbell; two sons, Stefon Campbell of Dorton, and Rickie Campbell of Cornettsville; two daughters, Diane Shepherd of Cornettsville and Sarah Coots of Viper; seven brothers and sisters, Ruth Thomas, Rudell Dixon, Velma Back, Delma Ison, Wanda Willis, Sonny Campbell, and Bobby Ingram; 14 grandchildren, Amy Sumner, Jessica Ivey, Jennifer Johnson, Patricia Eldridge, Nora Pratt, Anthony Shepherd, D.J. Shepherd, Lanna Farler, Aric Campbell, Andrew Campbell, Lyndsey Hall, Austin Campbell, Patrick Coots, and Perri Cotts; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Campbell were held October 27 at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ at Slemp. Burial was in the Campbell Cemetery at Linefork.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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