Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

June 25, 2013

Leonard Gale Campbell


6/25/13 — Leonard Gale Campbell,

70, of Grayson, died June 24th, 2013 in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland with his loving wife of 45 years Phyllis Dillow Campbell by his side. Mr. Campbell was born April 13th, 1943 , in Carter County son of the late Leonard and Elsie Elam Campbell.  Leonard was retired from Laborers Local 1445 of Catlettsburg, KY. Leonard was a hardworking man, devoted to family and his many friends he considered family. He loved the outdoors, gardening, hunting and in his last years he spent the majority of his time with his grandchildren, family and close friends. He vastly enjoyed gardening while having his many close friends stop by to visit him at his garden. Left behind to cherish the many fond memories of Leonard are his wife; Phyllis Dillow Campbell, two daughters; Rachel Campbell (Ryan Lawrence) and Amanda (Tim) Sparks, a son; Michael (Bonnie) Campbell. Leonard’s three grandchildren; Peyton Sparks, Riley Lawrence, and Ashley Campbell who were the light of his life, adding years to his life. And many nieces and nephews that he loved and cared for deeply. Sister- in- laws Loretta Campbell, Janet Griffith, and Delores (Fred) Murphy. Including his loving parents Leonard was preceded in death by five brothers; Edgel, Anzel, Mitchell, Gary and Guy Campbell. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 28th, 2013 at East Carter County Memory Gardens by Clell Lucas.    Friends may call Friday from 12 noon until time of service at Malone Funeral Home.  Condolences may be sent to the Campbell Family at