Thomas Campbell May 24, 1929 - July 27, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Mr. Thomas Jefferson Campbell, 85, died on July 27, 2014, after prolonged illness at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, IN. Thomas was born in Guys, TN, on May 24, 1929 to Iola (Luster) & Clyde Campbell. Thomas served his country in the Korean Conflict and was honorable discharged for his years of service. He retired after 35 years of service as a Diesel Mechanic. Thomas met his wife, the late Verda Mae (Parsons) Campbell, in Corinth MS, in 1967 and moved to South Bend, IN, where they married and celebrated nearly 42 years of marriage. Thomas was preceded in death by his mother, Iola and father Clyde, brothers Marcus (Norma Jean) and Daniel (Ruth Ann) Campbell. Survivors include one brother, Larry (Betty) Campbell of Kalamazoo, MI, two sisters Dovie (Fern) Alexander of Chagrin Falls,OH, and Mattie Campbell of Guys, TN, five children, Dorothy of Las Vegas, Nevada; Tim (Mary) LeFlore of Indianapolis, IN, Cheryl and Dale Campbell of Ft. Worth, TX, and Gregory Campbell of South Bend, IN, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and a host of other family members and friends who will miss him very much. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Alford's Mortuary with burial following at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Viewing will take place one hour prior to the service at Alford's Mortuary. Arrangements have been entrusted with Alford's Mortuary. www.alfordsmortuaryinc.com.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 1, 2014