Walter Furman Campbell, Sr. - Laurens

Walter Furman Campbell, Sr., 73, of 103 Eden St.. and husband of the late Patricia Burns Campbell, passed away, Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood.

Born in Clinton, he was a son of the late Estess and Daisy Bigham Campbell.  Mr. Campbell was retired from Timken,  was a long-time employee of Colonial Stores, and was currently employed with American Security.  He was a member and deacon of Holly Grove Baptist Church.

He is survived by: his children, Angela Craine and husband Butch of Laurens, W. Furman Campbell, Jr. and wife Georganne of Anderson, and David Campbell and wife Christine of Laurens;  sisters, Ann Campbell of Clinton, Elaine Samples and husband Calvin of Clinton; grandchildren, Rhonda, Ricky, Ashlyn, Trey, Zachery, Dakota, Ryan, Jace, Beth, and Peyton; great grandchildren, Harley, Graci, Lauren, Emma, Jace, Gabbi, Keleigh, Colton, and Brodie; and great great grandchildren, Conner and Bryson.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Bill Campbell and a sister, Brenda Madden.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Holly Grove Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Allen Simpson with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at 105 Edgewood Dr. and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Memorials may be made to Holly Grove Baptist Church, 92 Holly Grove Church Rd. Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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