Jack Campbell

Obituary of Jack McLemore Campbell

Jack McLemore Campbell passed away December 17, 2020 at his home in Trophy Club, Texas, with his loving wife, Mary at his side. He was 95. Born October 12, 1925 in Warner, Oklahoma, Jack was a proud Oklahoma Sooner, graduating from the University of Oklahoma in 1950. He also served in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy during World War II, where he took up the sport of boxing. Shortly after leaving the military, he went to work with E.R. Squibb & Sons. Jack was with Squibb for over 35 years, primarily in sales and marketing. Over the span of his very successful career, he managed and mentored hundreds of co-workers, leaving a legacy of hard work and respect. Jack was known as a gentle and kind man, with a wonderful sense of humor. He was the epitome of grit and integrity throughout his life and was held in high regard by his colleagues, family and friends. Jack enjoyed playing golf, traveling the world, watching football, and spending time with his loved ones. He will be missed by all that knew him. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maurine Swink Campbell and his parents, Boyd and Forrest Campbell. He is survived by his wife, Mary Burchill Campbell, Trophy Club, TX; son, Stephen Campbell and wife Janet, Arlington, TX; son Mike Campbell and wife Julie, Olney, TX; grandchildren Ryan Campbell, Austin TX; Kelly Hohmann and husband Jared, Medford, OK; Savannah Petronis and husband Richie, Fort Worth, TX; Shelby Campbell, Fort Worth, TX; great grandchildren Campbell and Keen Petronis. He is also survived by his stepsons, David Burchill and wife, Nancy, Burleson, TX; Greg Burchill, Dallas TX; step Grandchildren Cynthia Richardson and husband Chris; Christie Coffey and husband Chris; and step great grandchildren Kylie Gannon, Camryn Coffey and Jake Richardson. Jack and Mary were members of Fellowship United Methodist Church in Trophy Club, TX. The family wishes to thank Lisa Miller for her loving care of Jack. We now consider her part of the family. We also want to thank Freedom Hospice for their compassionate care. Due to COVID, no memorial service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Salvation Army at give.salvationarmytexas.org.
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