Louis H. Campbell, 71, lifelong resident of New Haven, entered eternal rest on November 14, 2018 in Port St. Lucie, FL. He was the beloved husband of Judith Campbell.
Mr. Campbell was born in Vanceboro, NC on December 30, 1946, a son of the late George Sr. and Maggie Campbell.
Prior to retiring, he was employed by the City of New Haven Board of Education as a Truancy Officer. During his tenure at the NHBOE, he served in many community liaison positions including Juvenile Review Board and as the head of Grandparents on the Move in New Haven.
Louis served honorably in the U.S. Army Reserves; was a longtime member of the former St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in New Haven; a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Widow’s Son Lodge No. 1 F. & A.M.; and East Rock Lodge No. 141 I.B.P.O.E.
In addition to his wife, he leaves to cherish loving memories, a daughter, Andrea Murrell (Anthony M.); a niece “daughter,” Nakia Dawson-Douglas (Marquis); grandchildren; Campbell, Drew, Anthony, Kennedie and Xavier Murrell; a brother in-law, William Dawson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by brothers, Robert and George Campbell, Jr.; and a sister, Burnestine Campbell-Dawson.
A Requiem Mass to celebrate Mr. Campbell’s life and legacy will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 111 Whalley Ave., New Haven. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Friends may call at the church Friday, November 30, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Fraternal services will begin at 6:00 p.m.