Payton A. Campbell, 18, of Ocean View, Del., passed away suddenly on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del. He had attended Indian River High School. He loved to hunt, fish and ride go-carts and dirt bikes. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Campbell was preceded in death by his father, Todd Campbell; his sister, Ashley Nicole Thompson; and his maternal grandfather, Theodore Thompson. He is survived by his mother, Mary Jane Campbell, of Georgetown, Del.; a brother, Michael Gibbs Jr., also of Georgetown; his paternal grandparents, George and Janet Campbell, of Ocean View; his maternal grandmother, Mary Ann Thompson, of Harbeson, Del.; his aunts and uncles, Shane Townsend and his wife, Tracy, of Ocean View, Theodore Thompson and his wife, Stephanie, of Georgetown, Harry Thompson and his wife, Tammy, of Lincoln, Del., and Wanda McGraw of Millsboro, Del.; as well as numerous cousins.
A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro, where friends and family may call after 11 a.m. Interment will be in Dagsboro Redmens Memorial Cemetery, Dagsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to help with funeral expenses, to Benefit Account for Payton Campbell, c/o County Bank, 140 Broadkill Rd., Milton, DE 19968.