Robert Campbell

ROBERT CAMPBELL

 CAMPBELL, Robert Aulton, age 71 of Decherd, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020. Mr. Campbell was born in Fyffe, Alabama, on March 30, 1949, to the late John Aulton and Eloise Bailey Campbell. He was a 1969 graduate of Fyffe High School, where he played trumpet in the marching band. Following high school he attended and later was a 1973 graduate of the Baroness Erlanger Nursing School in Chattanooga. He began his nursing career at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital, where he worked from 1973-1975. After his time at the Children’s Hospital, he transferred to Erlanger Hospital in 1975, and stayed there until 1984. In 1984, he left Chattanooga and moved to Winchester where he took the position of operating room director at STRHS, where he stayed until 1992. He retired in 2011, from Huntsville Hospital, where he served as the ENT coordinator in the operating room. He loved to listen to jazz and big band music. He was a member of the Winchester First United Methodist Church. He will be remembered for his quick wit and hardy laugh. He is survived by his daughter, Robyn Campbell Grant of Ft. Mill, South Carolina; grandchildren, Michael Vance Grant III and Eloise Campbell Grant, both of Chattanooga; former wife, Sandra Campbell of Decherd; step-children, Christopher Canary and Kenneth (Amy) Canary, both of Murfreesboro; and step-grandchild, Katie Canary. Visitation was held on Thursday, May 28, 2020, from 10-11 a.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Interment was in the Mountain View Memory Gardens in Ft. Payne, Alabama. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

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