Mr. Jay Clinton Campbell, 98, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mr. Campbell was born September 18, 1922, in Davie County and was the son of the late James and Fannie Anderson Campbell. He attended Davie County Schools and on April 20, 1945, he married Betty Parks Campbell, who survives, of the home. He was retired from Kewaunee Scientific Inc. and was a member of Temple Baptist Church. He loved watching Westerns, woodworking and his garden.

In addition to his wife of 75 years, he is survived by four sons, Donald “Don” Campbell (Wanda) of Statesville, Larry Campbell (Libby) of Statesville, Teddy Campbell (Trish) of Statesville, and Kerby Campbell (Kelli) of Lincoln, Ill.; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one brother, Wade Campbell (Evelyn) of Statesville. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Sylvester Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Temple Baptist Church. The family will visit with friends from 12:30 until 1:45pm and burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jay’s grandsons and two great grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be James Childers and Terry Tevepaugh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gordon Hospice House. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.