Clark E. Campbell

Clark E. Campbell

December 16, 1938 – March 6, 2022

Clark E. Campbell, son of the late Francis Eugene Campbell and Mildred Mary Campbell, was born on

December 16, 1938, in Randolph, Vermont. He departed this life on March 6, 2022, in his home in

Largo, Florida at the age of 83 years, 2 months and 18 days. Clark was a loving son, husband, father,

grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Clark grew up in Randolph, Vermont and

enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 19. While stationed in California he went to Disneyland on

January 31


, 1959, where he met his future wife and best friend, Betty Jean Boyle. Ten months later, on

November 27, 1959, Clark and Betty were united in marriage, raised a son and a daughter and were best

friends for the next 62 years. After the Marine Corps Clark worked in the corporate world for the next

30 years. After moving to Mount Olive, Arkansas he went on to become a farmer, a bus driver, a

teacher, a chef, a fire chief and a first responder for Ruthie Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. After

retiring from the Arkansas Teachers Association, he delivered the mail alongside his wife for 12 years.

Clark was an avid private pilot, boater, golfer, hunter. He loved to shoot a game of pool and to gamble.

The blackjack table was his favorite spot in the casino. Clark had a smile that lit up every room he


Clark is survived by his daughter: Cynthia Lee Shacklee and husband Ronald of Marengo, Illinois; one

son: Gregory Scott Campbell and wife Karen of San Antonio, Texas; one sister Linda Wakefield (Duane)

of Old Orchard Beach, Maine; one brother Alan (Sue) Campbell of Wilmot, New Hampshire; eight

grandchildren: Shawn Shacklee (Jillian), Curtis Shacklee, Kristy Otten (Darth), Heather Talley (Christian),

Sabrina Diaz (Louie), Sheena Warling (Jeff), Victoria Rogers (Troy), Anastasia Campbell; sixteen great

grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; Special friends Roger and Wanda Naylor of

Union, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his parents, the love of his life Betty, his brother Malcolm and

granddaughter Kai Campbell.

In lieu of a funeral service Clark wanted everyone to remember his love of life. Donations in Clark’s

name can be made to the Semper Fi & America’s fund at semperfifund.o

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