William W. Campbell 76 of Covington lost his battle with ALS on the afternoon of April 27, 2017. He was a retired Division Chief from the City of Memphis Fire Department for 29 years. He graduated from Messick High School. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, very unselfish and always thought of everyone else. He was a loving husband to Peggy Campbell for 55 wonderful years. He leaves behind a daughter Cathy McDonald (Eddie) of Memphis, TN, a son William Campbell, Jr (Marci) of Shelbyville, TN, seven grandchildren, Caitlin Holt (Matt), Abby McDonald, Kristin Campbell, Brandon Campbell, Desi Smith (Kevin),
Gabe Grindstaff, and Graci Grindstaff. Three great-grandchildren Nolan Smith, Kimberlynn Smith and Branson Campbell. He also leaves behind a brother James T. Campbell of Burlison, TN.
A celebration of life will be held on June 3rd, from 3-6PM, at the Campbell house at 528 Terry Lane South Covington, TN 38019.
He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. The family request in lieu of flowers donations be sent to the ALS Association of TN - 4825 Trousdale St 107 - Nashville, TN. to fight this horrific disease.