Campbell, Jack Harris, Sr.

Retired From Fort Oglethorpe Police Department After 37 Years

Friday, June 21, 2013
Jack Campbell
Jack Campbell

Jack Harris Campbell Sr., 78, of Ringgold, Ga., died on Friday, June 21, 2013, in a local hospital.  

He was a member of Burning Bush Baptist Church and was ordained as a deacon at South Rossville Baptist Church.  

Mr. Campbell was retired from the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department after 37 years of service. During his term of service with the police department, he also worked with Willwear Hosiery and Marmode Hosiery. After retirement he worked with the Catoosa County School System for three years.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion Post # 217.  

Mr. Campbell loved people and worked hard all year so he could enjoy his vacation at the beach.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Marguerite Beatty Campbell.

Survivors are his wife of 50 years, Betty Tinker Campbell; son, Butch Campbell; daughter, Jill (Ralph) Bettis; grandson, Sam Campbell; brother, Jerry Campbell; sister, Dannie (Charles) Gibson; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 24, in the funeral home chapel with Chaplain Neil Brown officiating.  Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

Honorary pallbearers will be officers from the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department and surrounding law enforcement agencies and the American Legion Post # 217.

Visit to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, and 3-7 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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