LCM Gerald "Jerry" Everard Campbell was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/08/2017 at the age of 70.5
Doctor's Inlet, FL
Date of Birth 07/25/1946
Served in the U.S. Navy
Served in Vietnam with HA(L)-3 DET 5 in 71-72
Call sign in Vietnam SEAWOLF
This information was provided by Dan Arnes

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: 904-284-7720

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 11, 2017

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