Phillip Neil Campbell

December 29, 1939January 4, 2021

Phillip Neil Campbell, 81 of Amherst, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at his residence. He was the loving husband of Sarah Jean Campbell for 63 years.

Born on December 29, 1939 in Amherst County, he was the last surviving child of the late Abe Campbell and the late Kathlene Johnson Campbell. Phillip enjoyed working with his cattle, farming and working in his yard. He would also help his neighbors with anything. He was always there for his neighbors.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Melvin Campbell, Larry Campbell, Peggy Barone, and Dale Campbell; granddaughter, Sarah Louise Campbell; and brother-in-law, Tom Barone.

Phillip is survived by his wife, Jean Campbell; two sons, Greg Campbell and wife Stacey and Chris Campbell and wife Kim; four grandchildren, Kyra Brooks and husband Tom, Lyndsey Ellinger and husband Ryan, Kayla Dodd, and Jenna Brogan; nine great grandchildren, Nathan, Avery, Ivy, Adalynn, Madison, Channing, Arizona, Tucker and EllieSue; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Campbell, Vicky Campbell, and Bonnie Campbell.

A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Whitten Monelison Chapel. Interment will follow at Amherst Cemetery. The service will be live streamed at

For those wishing to make memorial contributions, the family suggests the Alzheimer’s Association at


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 7, 2021


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Sherry Yeatts

January 5, 2021

So sorry to hear of Mr Campbell’s passing knew him from my dad’s ( Bryant’s Garage) shop.

Bob and Carolyn Wright

January 5, 2021

Our prayers are with all of you during this time.
So sorry to hear that Phillip has passed but what a family reunion the Campbell's are having.
May God be with you.

Bob and Carolyn

Libby Howell-Jennings

January 5, 2021

Phillip was a wonderful, caring and helpful person
He, Jean, my husband, Rob Howell, and I were close friends for years and shared many great times together.
He will be greatly missed.
Love and prayers to Jean, Greg, Stacey. Chris, Kim and other family members.

Peyton and Lorine Campbell

January 5, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of Phillip,s passing! My God comfort you all at this sad and difficult time. Phillip was always so friendly and was always willing to help at the Church he attended until he became sick! He will be missed ! Jean May God comfort you ....we will be praying for you!

Robin Howell Herring

January 5, 2021

Jean, Greg and Chris
I am deeply sorry for your loss. I know PC and dad are catching up on things up in Heaven. I can picture it so clearly. Please know that I am sending prayers of comfort and peace to all of you.