More detail on this person: LCDR Gerald E. Jerry Campbell, USN (Ret.), 70 of Doctor's Inlet
passed away Sunday, January 8, 2016. Jerry was born in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to Clay
County in 1974 from Pensacola, FL. He was a 1969 graduate of the United State Naval Academy in
Annapolis, Maryland. Jerry retired from the US Navy and Navy Reserve as a helicopter pilot with over
500 missions during the Vietnam War and was awarded a medal for his actions after being shot down in
Vietnam. Following his military career, he worked with American National Insurance Company for 28
years. He was a member of the Advent Lutheran Church of Orange Park where he served as Past
President of the Congregation two times, Treasure, and many other areas in his 42 years as a member.
He received his Masters Degree from the University of Central Michigan. Mr. Campbell was preceded in
death by his parents, Donald and Harriet Campbell and is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judy
Campbell, brother, Keith (Susan) Campbell, three sisters, Anita (Paul) Gurgel, Marilyn (Ron)
Schroeder, and Wendy (Mark) Crews, seven nephews, six nieces, several uncles and one aunt.
Memorial Services will be held 11:00 Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Advent Lutheran Church with
Pastor Jerry Nordsiek officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest
Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043.
Family and friends may share their condolences at: www.RHRFH.com 904-284-7720
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 11, 2017
This information was last updated 01/18/2017
Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters
Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list
Return to VHPA web site
Date posted on this site: 09/19/2018
Copyright © 1998 - 2018 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association