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James Carl Campbell, Jr.

Brentwood, TN

James Carl Campbell, Jr., born November 21, 1923; died on February 9, 2014.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Anita Roehrig Campbell in 1996, after 51 years of marriage.

He is survived by his children, James Carl Campbell III and wife Barbara, Old Hickory, TN, Catherine Honaker and husband Terry, Franklin, TN and Dr. Caroline McGee and husband Tom, Huntsville, AL; grandchildren, Catherine Elizabeth Campbell, Courtney Lynn Campbell, Jonathan Thomas McGee, James Daniel McGee and Joel Campbell McGee; brothers, Chester D. Campbell, Madison, TN and Howard A. Campbell, Brisbane, Australia.

He was a graduate of East Nashville High School, class of 1941. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from The University of Tennessee, Nashville and, after serving as an Electrical Engineer at Nashville Electric Service for 38 years retiring as Director of Engineering, he earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Nashville School of Law. He practiced law part time until shortly before his death. He was a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a member of the Nashville and Tennessee Bar Association. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWII, including the Okinawa campaign. He was an active member of Brentwood United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held from three until eight o'clock in the evening on Thursday, the 13th of February, 2014 at Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at eleven o'clock in the morning on Friday, the 14th of February, at Brentwood United Methodist Church, with visitation held one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Chester D. Campbell, Milton Harbsmeier and members of the Robert I. Moore Sunday School Class at Brentwood United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made in his name to The McKendree Village Foundation, 4347 Lebanon Road, Hermitage, TN 37076.


Published in The Tennessean from Feb. 11 to Feb. 12, 2014
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