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James Seth Campbell, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019)

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and his family meant everything to him.

James Seth "Jim" Campbell, Jr. of Campbellsville passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019 in Elizabethtown. He was 79 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 3pmET on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Beech Grove Baptist Church, 301 Black Gnat Rd, Campbellsville, KY, with Pastor Fabio Moriera and Phil Allan Bertram officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, and from 1pmET until 3pmET on Thursday at Beech Grove Baptist Church.

James Seth "Jim" Campbell, Jr. of Campbellsville, son of the late James Seth Campbell, Sr. and Dolly Oda Bradshaw Campbell, was born May 13, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 3:48 P.M., Monday, March 25, 2019 in Elizabethtown, at the age of 79.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church and had been music minister and associate pastor for several churches in Kentucky and Illinois.

He worked with the Kentucky Baptist Association for most of his adult life and served as clerk of the Taylor County Baptist Association for almost twenty years. He also was a member of the Gideon's for over forty years and for almost twenty years he was the editor of the Kentucky Gideon Newsletter. He also served in several offices of the local Gideon camp.

Jim was a retired educator with the Marion County School System and had taught at other school systems as well. He loved and collected lighthouses and trains and operated an amateur radio for almost forty years; his call letters were KA4HHZ.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and his family meant everything to him.

He united in marriage to Vicky Richardson December 25, 1973.

Besides his wife, Vicky Campbell of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters and one son: Laura Campbell and husband, Kaare Erickson of Fishers, Indiana, Ruth Campbell of Wendell, North Carolina and James Seth "Jimmy" Campbell, III of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Elizabeth Erickson, Jonathan Erickson, Rebekkah Erickson, Mikaela Erickson, Deborah Erickson and Abigail Erickson of Fishers, Indiana; several brothers and sisters-in-law; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many other friends and relatives.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles or the Music Department at Campbellsville University and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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James Seth Campbell, 79, Campbellsville, KY (1939-2019)

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