Obituary: Bob Campbell

Robert G. “Bob” Campbell, longtime Texas Baptist pastor and former president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died Dec. 14. He was 82

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Robert G. “Bob” Campbell, longtime Texas Baptist pastor and former president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, died Dec. 14. He was 82. He was born Aug. 2, 1939 in Shreveport, La., to James Birchfield and Callie Mae Lunsford Campbell. Campbell was a graduate of Louisiana College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served in multiple roles throughout his time as a minister, including as senior pastor at Northwest Baptist Church in Ardmore, Okla., Calvary Baptist Church in Garland and Westbury Baptist Church in Houston. He was chair of the BGCT Executive Board, as well as BGCT president. After he retired from the pastorate, he was a distinguished professor with the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute and an adjunct professor at Houston Baptist University. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Judy. He is survived by a son Michael Campbell and his wife Karin; a daughter Michelle Zimmerman and her husband David; and six grandchildren.


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