Charles Gorden Campbell, 81, of Caneyville, passed away Friday, May 9th, 2014 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
He was born on January 8th, 1933 in Grayson County, the son of the late Neil and Edna (Cummings) Campbell. Charles was a member of the Wilson Church (Pleasant Union-Grayson County). He worked for 7 years for Illinois Central Railroad operating a coal temple on weekends and retired from Lorillard Tobacco Factory after 32 years employment. After retiring from Lorillard, he worked at the Grayson County Detention Center for 12 years and also served as the 2nd District Magistrate for 4 years.
Charles is survived by his wife of 60 years, Kathleen (Turner) Campbell; his children, Debbie Hack, David Campbell (Rosa) both of Leitchfield, Regina Diane Bratcher (Charles) of Morgantown and Delaina Campbell (Fred) of Leitchfield; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild and one sister, Ida Mae Miller (Sammy) of Hartford. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Douglas Campbell; 2 brothers, David “Buster” Campbell of Central City and Hugh Campbell of Paducah and 1 sister, Mary Campbell Lee of Utica, KY.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 13th at 11:00 am at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville. Bro Garry Watkins will be officiating. Burial will be in the Brown Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville Sunday after 3:00 pm, Monday from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm and Tuesday from 9:00 am until time of service.