Campbell, Jack D.
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Jack D. Campbell of Stamford, Connecticut entered into Eternal Rest at Stamford Hospital on Monday, April 7, 2014. He was sixty-nine years of age. Born on July 4, 1944 in Grey Court (Laurens County), South Carolina, he was the son of the late Alex Goodjoin and Lucille Campbell.
Jack was a graduate of Sanders High School in Laurens, South Carolina. Following his graduation, he relocated to Stamford, Connecticut in 1963, where he resided for a period of fifty-one years.
Mr. Campbell's diverse occupational experiences included employment as a Receiving Clerk at Bonnie Doone, Inc. and service as a Security Guard at American Cyanamid (Cytec Industries, Inc.), Consolidated Diesel, Inc. and Guardsmark, Inc. Upon retiring from Guardsmark, Inc. in 2009, he was employed as a Security Officer by the Stamford Housing Authority for the Margot H. Wormser Congregate Housing for the Elderly in Stamford.
A devout and committed Christian, Jack joined the fellowship of Union Baptist Church in 1993. He was a venerable and faithful member there for a period of twenty-one years. He diligently attended Sunday worship services and participated in numerous other church activities. He immensely enjoyed his involvement as a dedicated member of the Men's Choir. Jack's infinite love for and profound faith in the Lord was fervently manifested in his devotion to God, the church, its Pastor and its ministries. A devotee of religious music, he often enjoyed listening to Gospel renditions on radio broadcasts during his leisure moments. He had also read the Holy Bible in its entirety.
An avid sports enthusiast, Jack possessed a great passion for fishing; and was a spectator sports fan who enjoyed viewing basketball, baseball and football games on a regular basis.
Jack Campbell will be fondly remembered for his pleasant personality, gentlemanly manner, quiet demeanor and generosity of spirit. He maintained a compassionate and abiding love for his
closely knit family and valued the quality time which he spent with them. He generously provided fatherly advice to his nieces and nephews, while exuberantly sharing pearls of wisdom with senior citizen family members and friends of multiple generations. His generosity knew no boundaries or limitations. His heart was filled with abundant love and kindness in his endeavors to engage in outreach to others.
He leaves to cherish his memories: two sisters: Robertha Joyner (Donnie) of Stamford, CT; Reverend Synethia Epps (Joseph A., deceased) of Stratford, CT; one brother: Willie L. Campbell of Stamford, CT; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one sister: Dorothy E. Campbell; and two brothers: Walter Robinson and Ernest Campbell.
A Visiting Hour will be held at Union Baptist Church on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 12:00 noon with the Reverend Dr. Robert W. Perry officiating. Interment will follow at the Spring Grove Cemetery, 41 Hecker Avenue, Darien, CT. To leave an online condolence please visit www.leopgallagherstamford.com.
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Apr. 11, 2014