John Campbell

Posted 5/2/22

John Alison Campbell, 77, of Paris, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his residence. He was retired after more than 30 years as co-owner and operator of A-Advance Pest Control of …

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John Campbell

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John Alison Campbell, 77, of Paris, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his residence. He was retired after more than 30 years as co-owner and operator of A-Advance Pest Control of Paris and had also worked at Syngenta.

A memorial service celebrating his life is 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Templeton Funeral Home, with Bro. Kurt Speece officiating. Visitation is from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Private interment in Young America Cemetery at Hume is at a later date.

Mr. Campbell was born Jan. 6, 1945, in Terre Haute, Ind., the son of the late Burnie V. and Mildred H. Harris Campbell. He married Sandra Sue Knicley on Feb. 6, 1965, at Brocton United Methodist Church in Brocton, and she survives.

 Other survivors include two sons, Steve Campbell and Ron (Theresa) Campbell, both of Paris; a brother, Marcus Campbell of Danville; two sisters, Patricia Jones and Jane Rigdon, both of Paris; five grandchildren, Eric Campbell, Laney (Jake) Robinson and Jeffery (Kierstyn) Martin all of Paris, Sierra (Kyle) Burke of Clearwater, Fla., and Emmy Campbell of Paris; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Burnie D. Campbell; a sister, Mary Cusick; and a granddaughter, Erica Campbell Robison.

 Mr. Campbell was a member of Bell Ridge Christian Church of Paris where he had served as a deacon. He was also the secretary/treasurer of the Edgar County Brotherhood of Christian Churches. He will be remembered as a warm, loving and outgoing person who had a great sense of humor and loved to tease. He and his wife looked forward to greeting and visiting with the people they encountered on their morning and evening walks with their dog, Kiera, through the years.

Memorial donations may be made to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Hospice.

Online condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com.