Harold B. Campbell, 86, of Brownwood, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. A celebration of life, under the directions of Heartland Funeral and Cremations, will be held in the Heartland Chapel 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, with John Campbell officiating. Interment will follow 4 p.m. Friday at Christine Cemetery in Christine. The family greeted friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family can be left online at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net
Harold Bell Campbell was born Sept. 26, 1931, in Abilene to Francis Buchanan and Margie (Holbrooks) Campbell. He was the middle of seven children. Harold married Freda Loveta Morrison on May 27, 1961 in Crews.
Harold’s education included completing Buckner High School in Dallas, a B.A. of History from University of Corpus Christi, and Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His travels ranged from Abilene, Dallas, Jamaica, Corpus Christi, Fort Worth, to Brownwood. Harold was Pastor in Christine, Sacramento and Mount Shasta, California, and school teacher in Bangs. Harold enjoyed playing both high school and college football, golfing with his teacher buddies, being a member of the Lions Club, and working as a DECA teacher. He was a Baptist and a member of the Concord Baptist Church.
Harold is survived by son, Jon Marc Campbell of Horseshoe Bay; granddaughter, McKayla Campbell of Marble Falls; brothers, Max, Paul, and George Campbell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife of 54 years; daughter, Pamela Kay Campbell; brothers, Leo and Charles Campbell; and sister, Jo Cottrell.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to the American Cancer Society.