Mr. Campbell was born on April 14, 1924, in Ashe County, to the late John Thomas and Bessie Goodman Campbell.
Mr. Campbell served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Friendly Grove Baptist Church where he served as choir director. He was also past choir director at West Jefferson First Baptist Church. Dewey loved music and was a faithful servant of the Lord throughout his life.
In addition to his parents Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Campbell; son, Jeffery Campbell; eight brothers and sisters, Lawrence Campbell, Mary Wagoner, Rex Campbell, Walter Campbell, Grover Campbell, Elmer “Spud” Campbell, Charlie Campbell and Grace Goins.
Mr. Campbell is survived by one son, Chris Campbell of Todd; one daughter, Joy Campbell of West Jefferson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at the Friendly Grove Baptist Church by Rev. Wayne Osborne, Rev. Ken Morris and Rev. Michael Lea. Burial followed in West Jefferson Cemetery with military rites. The family received friends at Badger Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to, High Country Healthcare System Hospice P.O. Box 421 Jefferson, NC 28640 or Friendly Grove Baptist Church, 444 Buck Mountain Road, West Jefferson, NC 28694..
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Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Campbell’s arrangements.