The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


March 21, 2013

Lyndon Joel Campbell II

Lyndon Joel Campbell II, 60, of Athens, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital. 

Lyndon was born January 17, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., to Lyndon Campbell and Marilyn Hawkins Campbell.

Services for Dr. Campbell will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church, with Rusty Nelson officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Friday at the church. There will be a private family burial. Limestone Chapel Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Lyndon was a most beloved husband and father. He was greatly loved by many friends across the nation and the world. Lyndon’s heart had no boundaries, and many of us were taken in by his kindness and generous spirit. Our lives have never been the same.

Lyndon was pastor of the Church of the Lord and a spiritual leader in the community. He carried a burden in his heart for the unity of the church and loved to see believers from all backgrounds come together in praise and worship. Lyndon taught the word of God and encouraged many to follow the Lord Jesus Christ wholeheartedly. He demonstrated God’s heart and love for both young and old.

There was a special place in his heart for advancing the kingdom of God in India. He made several mission trips to India.

In lieu of flowers and in memory of Dr. Campbell, donations may be made to support missions in India. Make checks payable to The Rock Family Worship Center in Huntsville, AL, with memo “India”.

He owned and operated Athens Dental Services for 30 years. His partner was Dr. Phillip Tregoning, and he had a very loving relationship with all of his staff.

He is survived by his wife, Rita Campbell; sons, Ryan Campbell and Jarrin Campbell; daughter, Jana Holsombeck and husband Nathan; mother, Marilyn Campbell; brothers, Stephen Campbell and wife Cheryl, and Craig Campbell and wife Denise; grandchildren, Ellie and Micah Holsombeck; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Ryan Campbell, Jarrin Campbell, Nathan Holsombeck, Daniel Campbell, Andrew Campbell, Joshua Campbell, Justin Campbell and Jacob Campbell.

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