Campbell, Bill G.

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October 24, 1931 - August 14, 2018

Campbell, Bill G.

Bill G. Campbell passed away on August 14 at the age of 86.  He was born October 24, 1931, in El Dorado, Kansas, to Ernest Elmer and Mary Herman Campbell. He graduated from El Dorado High School in 1949 and from Wichita State University in 1958.

Bill joined the Navy in 1950 during the Korean War, where he served with pride aboard the LSD-27, LST-855, and LST-1084.  He was discharged in 1954 and was always proud of his years in the Navy.

In 1964, Bill married Evelyne M. Thorn. They resided in several states before moving to Carrollton in 1978. Bill and Evelyne joined First Baptist Carrollton in 1987 and enjoyed being a part of their Bible Fellowship class, the Forerunners Ministry, and serving in various capacities throughout the years.

He retired from the United States Government in 1989 after 31 years of service. Since his retirement, Bill enjoyed serving others through his volunteer work.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Robert and Lloyd; and a nephew, Randal. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Evelyne, and numerous nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews who will miss him greatly.

The family will be receiving visitors for visitation and viewing on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

Graveside services, with military honors, will be at 12:30 pm at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.

In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation, in Bill’s memory, to a charity of your choice.

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Jerry Owen

August 20, 2018 8:28PM

Bill was one of finest men I ever had the pleasure of calling my friend. He was consistently doing things for others without claiming any credit.


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