Mr. Roosevelt Campbell, 70, of Crossett, died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Ashley County Medical Center. He was born in Mer Rouge, La., on Aug. 31, 1948.
He was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and worked for Georgia Pacific for forty-six years until he retired as a supervisor in 2014.
He was preceded in death by his father, Mose Owens, his wife, DeLois Campbell, and one brother, Jimmy Greeley.
Survivors include his two sons, Derrick Campbell and wife, Carol, of Crossett, and Jamaal Campbell and wife, Marquita, of Little Rock; his mother, Ms. Willie Mae Owens of Merced, Calif.; 10 siblings, David Owens and wife, Debra, of Milford, N.H., Joe Owens and wife, Jan, of
Merced, Calif., Kenny Owens of Sparks, N.V., Wilma Owens of Merced, Bernice Howard and husband, Harold, of San Diego, Connie Patton and husband, Victor, of Fresno, Calif., Rosemary Griffin of Bremerton, Wa., Michelle Owens of Rancho Cordova, Calif., Betty White and husband, Rayfus, of Compton, Calif., his sister in-law, Elinor Greeley of Bastrop; four grandchildre,; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 15 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 309 N Georgia St, Crossett, with Elder Rodney Henderson officiating
Internment will folloew at Westview Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Mr. Robert Wilson, Mr. Lee Fred Brown, Mr. Eddie Hawkins, Mr. Donald Streeter, Mr. Archie Jones, and Mr. James Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Mr. Carvin Jones, Mr. Harvey Duke, Mr. Mike Streeter, Mr. Eddie Austin, Mr. Thad Douglass, Jan Dawson, Tracy Leichman, and Chad Newton.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at Medders Funeral Home, 1564 Hwy 52 West, Crossett.