James "Jim" Martin Campbell, Jr., age 83, of Asheboro went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 6, 2022 at Randolph Hospice House.
He was born on January 1, 1939 in Guilford County to James and Mary Campbell. Jim started his successful business career as a salesman for furniture and then for the Charles Chip Company. In addition he was the retired owner/operator of Sew Special for 40 years with locations in Asheboro, Randleman and Denton. Jim was also an Army veteran. He was a member of New Salem United Methodist Church where he served on multiple committees through the years. He loved to give back to his community and was a board member of Randolph Hospital, First National Bank and Randolph Community College as well as an active member of the Randolph Rotary for many years. Jim loved spending time with good friends whether it was a fishing or a hunting trip. He enjoyed going to the beach and traveling to new destinations with his wife and friends. Jim never met a stranger and was always the encourager.
Jim is survived by his wife of 61 years, Fay Ward Campbell; daughters, Anita Peterson and husband Paul of Asheboro, Rhonda Apple and husband Chris of Trinity; grandchildren, Alicia and Justin Peterson, Aidan, Connor and Ava Apple; brother, David Campbell and wife Joyce of Randleman.
Mr. Campbell will lie in repose on Monday, May 9, 2022 from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at New Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Johnny Lord and Bob Shackleford officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to honor Jim be made to any of the following: New Salem United Methodist Church, PO Box 303, Randleman, NC 27317; Randolph Community College Foundation, Sew Special Inc. Endowed Scholarship, 629 Industrial Park Ave., Asheboro, NC 27205; Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203; Hospice of Randolph County, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.