Jerry Homer Campbell Sr., 73, passed away Aug. 27, 2016, at his home in Wartburg, TN. He was born July 7, 1943, in Centraila, IL, the son of Joseph and Ellen Votaw Campbell. He served in the United States Navy and United States Air Force from 1961-1982. He received multiple medals and recognitions as well as completed many certifications during his service and was honorably discharged upon his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Naomi Pearl Campbell of Wartburg, TN; sons, Jerry H. Campbell Jr. (Maxine) of Crossville and Joey Campbell (Michele Heidle) of Kingston, TN; grandchildren, Andrew Bryant Kirk Jr. and Captoria, Felicia and Kesnei Campbell; adopted daughter, Crystal Boruu and her husband Darrell; and sisters, Cindy Campbell of Indiana and Linda Vaughn of Arkansas.
In addition to his parents, Joseph Campbell and Ellen Campbell Vaughn, he was preceded in death by his son, Kirk Campbell Sr.; one brother; and three sisters.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at 6 p.m. at Hood Funeral Home. The family received friends Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside Committal will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Woody Cemetery with full military honors given.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on August 30, 2016