Obituary for Dallas Campbell
Dallas Louis Campbell, 79 of Whiteash, passed away at 1:00 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2017 in Herrin Hospital.
Dallas was born May 4, 1938 in Johnston City, the son of Ollie and Wilma (Briscoe) Campbell. He married Darlene Walker of Herrin on March 2, 1963. Together they had two daughters, Rhonda and Debbie.
Dallas was a 1958 graduate of Johnston City High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Dallas worked as a laborer at Turco Manufacturing Company in DuQuoin for 34 years until the plant closed. He later worked at Town Bakery in Herrin.
Dallas loved all sports and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He always said he just wanted to see them win a world series before he passed away. On November 2, 2016 he got his wish. He enjoyed visiting with his friends each day at McDonalds for breakfast and Andresen’s at lunch and usually at Casey’s somewhere in between.
He is survived by two daughters; Rhonda (Daniel) Sloan of Whiteash; Debbie (Darren) Bennett of Whiteash; two grandchildren, Keisia Riddle of St. Louis, Ryan (Miranda) Loucks of Marion; two step-grandchildren, Ryan (Amanda) Slaon, Jared (Sarah) Sloan all of Cape Girardeau; eight great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Joyce (Dale) Morris of Herrin; brother, David Campbell of Johnston City. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and his beloved dog, Buddy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Vernon Campbell and sister, Sherrill Benge.
The family would like to give a special thanks to his niece, Amber Caraballo for being there when he needed you.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Pyle Funeral Home with Br. Andy Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Whiteash Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by the Marion VFW Post #1301, American Legion Post #147 and member of the Illinois National Guard Military Honors Team.
Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Manna Mission. Memorial envelopes are available at the funeral home.
For additional information or to sign the book of memories and light a candle, please visit www.pylefuneralhome.com