Guinn Campsey | 1926-2016

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016

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Guinn Campsey

Guinn Campsey, 90, of Jacksboro, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Jacksboro.

Funeral is 10 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Coker Funeral Home in Jacksboro. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Guinn was born March 23, 1926, in Jacksboro to Lon and Mable Campsey. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. Guinn was a Boy Scout Troop Master and even had a troop in Germany. He received the Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Boyhood from the Longhorn Counsel.

Guinn married Laura Beth Gregg and was a rural mail carrier for 30 years, retiring in 1997. He was active in local and regional areas serving on the FHA Loan Association Board, Texas Water Conservation District Board, Jacksboro ISD School Board and the Federal Land Bank.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Sue Campsey; parents; sisters Maureen Clerihew, Beatrice Morton and Christine Nelson; and grandson Beau Hamby.

Guinn is survived by his wife, Laura Beth Campsey of Jacksboro; sons Rick Campsey and wife, Mitzi, and Brad Campsey, all of Jacksboro; grandchildren Carly Hamby, Chris Amburn and Chad Amburn; and great-grandchildren Kristian Bailey, Makayla Amburn, Nykole Chasteen and John Allen Amburn.

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