Billy Harold Campbell, age 67, passed away in the comfort of his daughter’s home in Terrell, Tx on May 14, 2020. Billy was born in Mesa, Arizona, “the number one son” of Billy and Jean Campbell. He grew up in the town of Snyder, Texas. As a young man, he was involved in the Boy Scouts of America. He attended Snyder High School, graduating class of 1970, where he was a member of the FFA and played clarinet in the band.
After high school, he moved to the DFW area and worked several construction projects. He then went on to the mobile home business where he worked until retirement. His retirement days were highlighted by spending time traveling with family and visiting his son and granddaughter in Okinawa.
Billy was a very patriotic man his entire life. He was a “true son of Texas”. He was known for his barbecue, dominoes, and horseshoes. He was a huge history buff and loved to travel. Every trip included historical markers, beaches, and battleships. Most of all he loved his family.
Billy is survived by his daughter: Carly Thompson (Bobby); Son: Billy R. Campbell; Step-Son: Brian Herrera (Katelyn). Mother: Jean Campbell; two brothers: Hollis (Tamara), David (Kristi); Sister: Diana Marek (Jerry). Grandchildren: Ethan, Dylan, Avery, Abbey, Ava, Ellisyn, Paityn, Brynn, Olivia, and Greyson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his father Billy Morris Campbell.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home, 2217 S. Washington, Kaufman, TX. Visitation will be at 10am followed by a service at 11am. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 2pm at Rose Hill Cemetery N. 2nd St., Merkel, TX 79536.