Benny Lloyd Campbell, 82, of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, died Tuesday night at Summit Hospital in Nashville.
He was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Mount Juliet and proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He graduated from Heath High School with the class of 1949 and retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in 1993. He was one of the first employees hired when the Goodyear plant opened in Union City, Tennessee.
His parents were the late Maggie Gordon Born and Murel Campbell.
He is survived by his wife of more than 60 years, Martha Robinson Campbell, with whom he shared a wonderful marriage. He is also survived by a son, Wayne Campbell, and his wife, Pam Campbell, of Mount Juliet; and two grandchildren whom he loved with all his heart, Eli Campbell of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Claire Campbell of Houston, Texas.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Milner and Orr Funeral Home on Highway 62 West in Paducah, Kentucky, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Paducah.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday evening and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Lane, Mount Juliet, TN 37122.
You may leave a message of condolence and light a candle of remembrance at www.milnerandorr.com.
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