Daryl Flea Campbell

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Daryl Flea Campbell - BLUFFTON, SC - Daryl Flea Campbell, 87, passed away October 29th from hip surgery complications. Born in Pittsburgh, PA. Flea left home at the age of 14 with his trumpet and spent 73 years in show business. He became one of the great trumpet players of his time. Starting in Burlesque he graduated to the Superstar Band Leader's orchestras, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and most recently with the Les Brown Orchestra. The many stars he knew and worked with are too numerous to mention. Not only was Flea a musical talent he was an artist, an author and his stain glass creations were to perfection. He leaves his former wife and friend Lynn Roberts, and their three children Darla of Bluffton, Daryl of Seattle, and Juda Lynn of Baltimore, two grandchildren, Zachary and Olga and brother, Ronnie of Ormond Beach, FL. Memorial services for the man called Flea will be held at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Rd., Bluffton SC at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 12, 2011. The music world has lost another great musical genius. He will be missed by all who knew him. Sauls Funeral Home, Bluffton, SC (www.saulsfh.com) Savannah Morning News November 6, 2011 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News on Nov. 6, 2011