Ernest Frank Campbell, Jr.
Ernest Frank Campbell, Jr., 79, of Jacksonville, Fla. died Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 at 12:51 p.m.
He was born July 16, 1939 in Sumter, S.C. to Ernest Frank Campbell, Sr. and the former Grace Carraway.
Mr. Campbell married the former Sandra Thompson Dec. 28, 1963 in Lerna, Ill. He spent four years with the Navy before beginning his lifelong career at Seaboard Coastline Railroad, Florence, S.C. in 1964. He was transferred to Jacksonville by the railroad in 1967, earned his bachelor’s in business administration from Jones College and retired from CSX after 39 years of employment in 2003.
He is survived by his wife; his children, Ernie (Joy) Campbell of Memphis, Tenn. and Stephanie Campbell Ruhl of Jacksonville; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Thomas Campbell.
Mr. Campbell’s memorial service will be held March 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Garden City United Methodist Church with Pastor Alan Patz officiating. Soloist will be Grace Jones Page. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Garden City United Methodist Church. Hardage Giddens Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home is serving the family.