OBITUARY

Ernest Chester Campbell Sr.

August 16, 1923August 1, 2022
Obituary of Ernest Chester Campbell Sr.
Ernest Chester Campbell, Sr. 98, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 1, 2022. A Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with the Rev. Robbie Kerr officiating. Entombment will be private in Macon Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will greet friends from 3:00 p.m. until service time. Chester was born to the late Dorsey Lee and Tyrue Manley Campbell in White Plains, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his wife of seventy years, Jean Milne Campbell and his grandson, Brian Campbell and his daughter-in-law, Sandra Campbell, siblings, Charles Campbell, Julian Campbell, Louise Kirksey and Lewis Campbell. He was a graduate of Sparta High School in 1940 and served in the United States Army Air Corps., during World War II. Chester was retired after thirty-eight years of service from Robins Air Force Base as Branch Chief of Accessories. He was a member of Wesleyan Drive Baptist Church for over thirty years. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion Post #3, and Masonic Member of the Azalea Lodge #898 of Mobile, AL. His memory will forever be treasured by his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Children, Ernest “Ernie” (Jeanie) Campbell, Jr. of Macon, Roderick Lee Campbell of Versailles, MO, Donna Campbell (Barry) Collins of Milledgeville, James Westmoreland “Westy” (Liza) Campbell of Bel Air, MD, grandchildren, Erin (Jonathan) Campbell Atkinson, Caleb (Kelli) Campbell, Nathan Campbell, Kyle (Amber) Collins, Savannah Campbell, Sawyer Campbell and Grant Campbell and great grandchildren, Campbell Atkinson, Will Atkinson, Carson Campbell, Kaylin Campbell and sister, Alice Hartley and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the love and care given to Mr. Campbell, the caregivers, Violet, Willie, Vickie and Betty and to the Heartland Hospice Care Team. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Centennial Christian Church, Cemetery Fund, c/o Judy Hodnett, 7601 Veazey Road, White Plains, GA 30678, Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 28665, Macon GA 31221-8665, or Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516. Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.

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  • FAMILY

  • His memory will forever be treasured by his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Children, Ernest “Ernie” (Jeanie) Campbell, Jr. of Macon, Roderick Lee Campbell of Versailles, MO, Donna Campbell (Barry) Collins of Milledgeville, James Westmoreland “Westy” (Liza) Campbell of Bel Air, MD, grandchildren, Erin (Jonathan) Campbell Atkinson, Caleb (Kelli) Campbell, Nathan Campbell, Kyle (Amber) Collins, Savannah Campbell, Sawyer Campbell and Grant Campbell and great grandchildren, Campbell Atkinson, Will Atkinson, Carson Campbell, Kaylin Campbell and sister, Alice Hartley and several nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • Centennial Christian Church c/o Judy Hodnett, 7601 Veazey Road, White Plains, GA 30678
  • Gideon's International PO Box 28665, Macon, GA 31201
  • Wounded Warriors Project PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675

Past Services

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Visitation

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Celebration of His Life

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Entombment - Macon Memorial Park Mausoleum