Arthur Campbell died on Sept. 18. He was born in Shreveport Louisiana on Dec. 10, 1948 to the parents of Arthur Campbell Sr. and Gussie M. Campbell. He was raised by his aunt Dorothy Carter and her husband Leon Sanders. He attended Hollywood Elementary School and went to Union High School.
Following high school, Arthur moved to Dallas Texas to stay with his older sister Carolyn and her husband John Webb. He lived in Dallas until he moved to Portland in 1970. Once in Portland he lived with his aunt, Margaret Carter, and other family until he found an auto detailing job.
Arthur met his beautiful wife Veverly in 1973. They were married in 1980. Three children came from this union, Allgerio, Shashelia and Arthur D. Jr. aka "Fonzie." Veverly had four older children which Arthur helped her raise, Alander Jacob, Andre Jacob, Amonne L. Brown, and Felicia Jacob-Roberts.
Arthur worked for Portland Housing Authority, Malarkey Roofing Company and did car detailing with Ed Gardner. In 1978 he began working for Acme Trading Supply which was later bought out by Calbag Metals. He was employed there for 32 years.
Arthur lived a life filled with love and integrity toward everyone he met. He had a vibrant sense of humor and loved to tell jokes. He enjoyed landscaping, planting flowers, horseback riding and cleaning the house. He could clean a house better than any woman. Arthur enjoyed taking walks around the neighborhood and downtown Portland. Arthur was a man with a sweet and beautiful spirit who loved people, God and football. He especially loved the Dallas Cowboys. Arthur will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Veverly Campbell; daughters Shasheilia Campbell, Sabrina Johnson, Felicia Roberts; sons Allgerio L. Campbell, Amonne L. Brown, Byron Campbell, Alander L. Jacob, Arthur D. Campbell, Jr., and Andre RT Jacob.
A funeral service was held Sept. 24 at 11 a.m. at Life Change Christian Center.