Charles E. Campbell passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018, at his home in Carrabelle, surrounded by his loving family.
Charles was born on March 11, 1933 in Mobile, Alabama, to Lester and Eunice (Cazalas) Campbell. He graduated from Carrabelle High School in 1951, enlisted in the United States Navy and served our nation in the Korean War.
Charles, “Big Pod” had a 34-year career in the Florida Marine Patrol, where he retired as major in 1994. He also faithfully served on the board of Family Life Church since 1999.
Charles is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ethel “Pete” Campbell; his six children, Cathy Campbell Rutherford (Andrew), Charlotte “Sissy” Worrell (Chris), Charles “Bubba” Campbell, Beverly Bentley Warth (Raymond), Lori Bentley Doughtery (Shawn), and John Derrick Bentley. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Caleb, Mitchell, James, Kyle, Emilee, Randall, Alexandria “Alex,” Bethany, and Mackensie; one great-grandchild, Mia; and countless friends and family. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Michael.
A Celebration of life service will be held Wednesday, August 29, at 11 a.m., with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., at the Carrabelle Christian Center. There will be a Committal Ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery in Carrabelle immediately following the service.
David Conn of Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey Young Chapel in Crawfordville, is assisting the family with arrangements.