As a courtesy to the family of Samuel Dwight Campbell-age 78 of Rutledge and Maynardville passed away Sunday morning, October 16, 2016 at his home.
He was a lifetime member of Oakland Baptist Church in Grainger County, graduate of Rutledge High School, class of 1956; Graduate of John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science, class of 1961. He was a member of the Tennessee Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He was a partner with his wife in ownership of Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Inc., Maynardville. He is preceded in death by parents, Byrd and Wilda Cabbage Campbell; two brothers, Swan Campbell, Willis Campbell and three sisters, Ruth Allen, Ruby Campbell and Fern Turley.
Survivors: Wife, Dottie Looney Williams Campbell of Rutledge; son, Sammy D. Campbell of Morristown; step-children, Dewayne (Lisa) Willams and Rodney Williams of Rutledge; three grandchildren, Bridgett and Daniel; Chauntae and Jonathan; Kayla and Arthur; nine great-grandchildren, brother, Kermit (Joe) Campbell and wife, Betty of Knoxville; sister, Margaret Snelling of South Carolina. Mother-in-law, Lorena Willocks; sister-in-law, Sherry Cameron and husband, Greg; brother-in-law, Jeff Looney and wife, Dee, all of Blaine. Several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at their convenience 11 a.m. till 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary. Funeral service and eulogy 7 p.m. Tuesday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, conducted by the mortuary chaplain, Rev. Greg Sharp, with comments to follow by Rev. Joe McCoy. Music by the Sherritze Family. The body will lie in state 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Oakland Baptist Church, Rutledge with service to follow conducted by lifetime friend, Rev. Dennis Alder. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers: Employees of Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Doug Osborne, E. J. Smith, Coy Bailey, Swan Evans, Gene McBee, Rev. Greg Sharp, Gail Corum, McKenzie Sharp and Jimmy Ford. Honorary Pallbearers: Tennessee Funeral Directors, also Uriel Edde, Pop-pi Tate, Mike Reece, Randy Nicely, Bill Lay, Jerry Savage, Pat Sexton, Delmas Farrar, Max Combs, J. A. Hodges, David Hodges, Keith Nease, Lewis Murph, Alvey Day, Connie Azure, Janet Holloway, Bob Sharp, Fred West and the staff of Flowers by Bob. Funeral directors in charge, Steve Bales, Rick Fielden, Doug Roberts, Roger Grizzell, Kent Marcum. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.