Mr. William C. Campbell
Funeral services for Mr. William C. “Bill” Campbell, 81, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in First Baptist Church with Brothers Dorey Langley, Brian Wells and Jimmy White officiating.
Burial with military graveside honors will be in Green Oak Cemetery in Kinder under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.
Funeral home visitation was held from 2-9 p.m., Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, and from the church from 10 a.m. today, Tuesday until time of services.
Mr. Campbell died at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home.
He was a native of Pine Prairie and a resident of Jennings for 45 years. He attended college for two years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of First Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Lyons Campbell of Jennings; two daughters, Stephanie (Andy) Langley of Kinder and Carolyn (Tim) Kilburn of Jennings; two step-daughters, Leslie (Lance) Lessard of Jennings and Amy (Greg) Deville of Jennings; one son, Stephen (Roxane) Campbell of Mittie; one step-son, Austin Whelchel of Lake Charles; nine grandchildren, Summer (Paul) Leger of Jennings, Marcie Deville of Mittie, Stevie (Ike) Perkins of Kinder, Amanda (Jake) Courville of Kinder, Austin Langley of Baton Rouge, Luke Langley of Baton Rouge, Courtney (Jeremy) Bergeaux of Eunice, Danielle (T-Paul) Kibodeaux of Jennings and Justin (Faith) Kilburn of Lafayette; seven step-grandchildren, Isabelle Deville of Jennings, Mason Deville of Jennings, Elijah Deville of Jennings, Michael Whelchel of Kansas, Kaylin Wirtz of Jennings, Payton Lessard of Jennings and Drew Lassard of Jennings; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Bessie West Campbell; his first wife, Juanita Vining Campbell; two sisters, Emma Murrell and Bonnie Crawford; and one brother, Hardy Campbell.
Pallbearers will be Austin Langley, Luke Langley, Justin Kilburn, Austin Whelchel, Greg Deville and Lance Lessard.
Donations may be made to Heart of Hospice, Lake Charles; or the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home of Jennings.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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