Gary “Pete” Campbell

Gary “Pete” Campbell, age 78, of South Greenfield, Missouri, passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 2020, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  He was born August 12, 1942, in Stone County, Missouri, the son of William Thomas and Bess (Hammer) Campbell.
Pete was a 1960 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Missouri.  He was a truck driver and a member of the Masons in Greenfield, Missouri.
On December 17, 1998, he married Kathy Bowman, in Diamond, Missouri.
Pete is survived by his wife, Kathy; four daughters, Debra Campbell Rainwater of Springfield, Missouri, Teresa Veith and her husband, Jerry, of Joplin, Missouri, Pamela A. Campbell of Carthage, Missouri and Anna Hicks and her husband, Robby, of Stillwater, Oklahoma; three sons, Rich Campbell and his wife, Kim, of Pinson, Alabama, Gary W. Campbell and his wife, Stephanie, of Billings, Missouri and Ronnie Campbell of Mt. Vernon; one brother, Jerry Campbell and his wife, Cathy, of Pierce City, Missouri; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
Pete was preceded in death by his parents, William, and Bess, two daughters, Stacie Manes and Misty Gillmore, granddaughter, Cori Clark and son-in-law, SSgt, Lamont Rainwater.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.  Burial will follow at the Goss Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00–7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020, in the funeral home chapel.
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