More detail on this person: Maj. Floyd Campbell, U.S. Army retired, was born Oct. 18, 1931, in Washington County, Fla., and passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008, in Jonesboro, Ga. He leaves to cherish his memory his childhood sweetheart and wife of 53 years, Helen; six children, Jerome (Delois) of Havana, Fla., Gerard (Debi) and Cam Fredrick of Cincinnati, Valerie of Morrow, Ga., Cedric (Sandi) of Gallatin, Tenn., and Douglas (Cynthia) of Ellenwood, Ga.; 12 grandchildren, Deion (Sheila), Cassanda (Derek), Jeremy (Brandi) of Havana, Fla., Ketia, Alisa, Destiny (Donovan) and Oriana of Morrow, Ga., Ashley of Panama City, Fla., Cedric Jr., Brandon, Morgan and Christian of Gallatin, Tenn.; 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Cam Jr. (Rose) of Panama City, Fla., Claroy (Delora) of Orlando, Fla., and Eli (Letha) of Locust Grove, Ga.; beloved cousins, Agnes Bush, Queen Anderson and Queenie Spriggs; and a host of other cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Floyd graduated from Rosenwald High School in Panama City with a full scholarship to Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla., where he joined Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, earned a bachelor's degree in education and a commission into the U.S. Army as a second lieutenant. He became a pilot and served 22 years, with tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam. He furthered his education by receiving a master's degree in aerospace education from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He later became a certified flight instructor and taught students to fly fixed-wing and rotor-wing aircraft at the Navy Flying Club of Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Ga. He also taught computer science at Morris Brown College in Atlanta for several years. He served as the Fulton County Composite Squadron commander of the Civil Air Patrol with the rank of lieutenant colonel. Floyd was a member of Neal's Temple First Born Church for 61 years and was a district deacon, serving the Tallahassee district. He was a 32nd degree Mason with the Pride of Panama Lodge 81 and also was a Shriner. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at Neal's Temple First Born Church with Bishop S.J. Williams officiating. Interment will follow in St. Luke Cemetery in Vernon, Fla. The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services.
Burial information: Saint Luke Cemetery, Vernon, FL
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