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Jerry Campbell

February 10, 1950 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 69)

Obituary

Jerry Campbell, 69, of Eureka, formerly of East Peoria, died at 3:45 am Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Jerry was born on February 10, 1950 in Wattensaw, AR to the late Charles L. and Melba J. Wilson Campbell.  He married Mary Crum on March 23, 1969 in East Peoria.  She survives.

Also surviving are 2 sons, Jerry L. Campbell, Jr. of Cedar Rapids, IA and Jeff (Jeanie) Campbell of Eureka; grandchildren, Taylor and Lucas; and brother, Chuck (Jill) Campbell of Normal.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Gladys Peters-Wehle.

Jerry graduated from East Peoria Community High School in 1969 and went on to work at Caterpillar for 31 years, retiring in 1999.  He enjoyed fishing and woodworking.  After retiring, they moved to Arkansas where he loved tending to his horses.

Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 pm Friday, November 22, 2019 at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, IL.  Additional visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm Monday, November 25, 2019 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe, AR.  A graveside service will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Hickory Plains Cemetery in Hickory Plains, AR. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 22, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory
2075 Washington Road
Washington, IL 61571

Visitation
Monday
November 25, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home
404 W. Dewitt Henry Dr.
Beebe, AR 72012

Graveside Service
Tuesday
November 26, 2019

11:00 AM
Hickory Plains Cemetery, Hickory Plains

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