Ernest Martin

July 21, 1928

June 3, 2019

Ernest Martin Campbell, 90, of Horsepasture, Va., passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at his home. He was born July 21, 1928 in Henry County, Va. to the late Thomas Jefferson Campbell and Clarice Mable Martin Campbell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ivey Wingfield Campbell; sisters, Pauline Josephson, Doris Mable Strader, and Jeanette Joyce; and brothers, Thomas Warren Campbell, Hardy Shelburne Campbell, Jamie Franklin Campbell, and Wayne Hill Campbell.

Mr. Campbell was a member of Horsepasture Christian Church. He graduated from Spencer-Penn High School and retired from E.I. DuPont.

He is survived by his sons, Keenan Campbell and wife, Blanche of Horsepasture, Va. and Phillip Blaine Campbell and wife, Wendy of Horsepasture, Va.; sister, Glenda Dawn Mays of Horsepasture, Va.; and brother, Connie David Campbell of Martinsville, Va. Also surviving are grandchildren, Randi Leigh Carswell, Noel Keenan Campbell, II, and Peyton Grace Campbell; great-grandchildren, Nathan Campbell, Breanna Clement, Benjamin Carswell and Chanity Campbell; and great-great-grandchildren, Alex and Jack Campbell.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Horsepasture Christian Church with Pastor Dave Cuthbertson officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the church and other times at his son's home, 256 Ziglar Rd., Ridgeway, Va. 24148. Burial will follow the funeral service at Horsepasture Christian Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Horsepasture Christian Church Burial Fund, 1146 Horsepasture Price Rd, Ridgeway, Va. 24148.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, Va. is serving the Campbell family. Online condolences may be made at