Marvin Campbell, was born in Red Bay, Florida on Wednesday, April 20, 1936 to the late Mathew Campbell and Marianna Russ Campbell. He went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 13th, 2020, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. A private interment at Magnolia Cemetery in DeFuniak Springs with Park Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs directing, is planned.
Marvin was educated in the public schools of Walton County and attended Tivoli High School. He attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, FL and worked in civil service at Eglin Air Force Base in Okaloosa County, FL, retiring in 2001.
After retirement, Marvin was a dedicated public servant, serving on the DeFuniak Springs Housing Authority and as a frequent poll worker.
Marvin received Christ at an early age and joined Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), Red Bay, Florida. He was a faithful member of the AME Church and served dutifully at Mount Olive AME Church and since 2012, at Greater St. Joseph AME Church. He served in several leadership capacities including steward and trustee and he was a member of the Sons of Allen.
He joined in Holy Matrimony to Eva Mae Harmon Campbell on Saturday, June 24th, 1961. She preceded him in death. To their union was born a son, Kendall Marvin Campbell.
He leaves to cherish his memory a loving son, Kendall Campbell and his wife Kali-Nicole; two granddaughters, Kenzi-Alayna Campbell and Kaci-Alissa Campbell and a grandson Kendall-Alexander H. Campbell; he also leaves four sisters: Ruby Campbell (Johnny, deceased), Wynell Broxton (Curtis, deceased), Erin Johnson, Sandra Campbell; two brothers: Reverend Millard Campbell and his wife Marva, Reverend Claudewell Campbell and his wife Katherine; four goddaughters: Trici Smith, Dia Washington, Niambi Sampson and KyShea Robinson; he also leaves a host of loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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