Curtis E. Campbell, 73, Pierceton, passed away at 4:25 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 2021, in his residence. Born Jan. 28, 1948, in Floyd Co., Ky., Curtis was the son of Earl Campbell and Ethel (Ousley) Sparks. He was united in marriage to Starla Lamb on Sept. 24, 1988, in Warsaw.
He was a graduate of Martin High School, Martin, Ky. He retired in 2020 as a machinist for Zimmer Biomet with 15 years of service and was a former supervisor for O.E. C. Dynamics. Curtis was known as a community person with a big heart, and he never knew a stranger. He would buy someone dinner or a drink anytime. He was known to many as the mayor of Pierceton, keeping Pierceton safe sitting on his front porch.
Curtis is survived by his wife Starla Campbell of Pierceton; children: Curtis (Tabatha) Campbell Jr. of Fort Wayne; Toni (Jason) Lester of Claypool; Lisa (Jim) Rose of Warsaw; and Donna Bryant of Mattawan, Mich. Surviving grandchildren: Brant Campbell, Nathan Campbell, Alex (Natalie) Griffith, Anjeanette Ryall, Dakota (Angel) Fishbaugh, Samantha Landry, Austin Rose, Devan Landry, Hannah Rose, Cayla Slone, Steven Smith, Seth Bryant (Danesha), Curtis Campbell (Masiah), Andrew Bryant (Caitlin), Skyler Campbell; great-grandchildren include, Arianna Fishbaugh, Colton Fishbaugh, Joshua Drake, Chase Terrell, Rhett Griffith, David Bryant, Kaniyah Miller, Giovinni Miller, and Suzanna Diggs. He was preceded in passing by daughter Shelly Campbell and brother Earl Campbell.
In memory of Curtis, a gathering of family and friends will be held at 11 a.m. July 10, at the Pierceton American Legion Post #258.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw have been entrusted with arrangements for the family.
Memorial donations may be made to: Riley Children’s Foundation 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
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