John Hastings Campbell

Friday, November 13, 2020

John Hastings Campbell, 91, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. John was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Moundville, Mo., to Howard J. and Gladys I. (Hall) Campbell. He married Patsy Ann Whitworth on Dec. 12, 1954, in Moundville, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2019.

John was born and raised in Moundville. He graduated from Bronaugh High School Class of 1947. He served in the United States Army for two years from 1951-1952 serving in Korea during the Korean Conflict. Following his time in the service he worked at several local grocery stores in Nevada and Moundville including Ashbaugh’s in Moundville, Safeway, Karbe’s, Town & Country and retiring from Woods Grocery in Nevada. He has lived in Nevada for the past 65 years. His hobbies included fishing, woodworking, blackberry picking, pecan picking, playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

John is survived by one son, Greg Campbell (Margie), Richards, Mo.; one daughter, Gina Whitlock (Rick), El Dorado Springs; grandchildren, Nicole Hodge (Chad), Nevada, Allison Terry (Cody), Nevada, and Andrew Whitlock (Samantha), El Dorado Springs; three great-grandchildren, Adalina Hodge, Nevada, Kinslee Whitlock, El Dorado Springs, and Asher Terry, Nevada; two sisters, Albert Hagenson, Nevada, and Patsy Bland, Nevada; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. In addition to his wife, Patsy of 65 years, he was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Trixie Daugherty and Louise Sanders; and three brothers, Gene Campbell, Cecil Campbell, and Baxter Campbell.

Memorial services for John and Patsy Campbell will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Roger Beach officiating. Committal will follow in Welborn Cemetery in Moundville. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested in their memory to Welborn Cemetery Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.