Lawrence Campbell Death, Obituary – BROCKTON, Massachussets-Apostle Lawrence G. Campbell, Sr., of Danville, Virginia, transitioned on Monday, March 27, 2023 at the age of 93. The City of Danville, Virginia, the State, and the Nation all lament the departure of Apostle Lawrence G. Campbell, Sr. It was an honor for us to have him as a civil rights icon. He was a devoted warrior for equality and led efforts to bring racial change to the City of Danville and the areas surrounding it. We were honored to have him. We genuflect down before the majesty and majesty of God’s will.
He was the son of the late George Campbell and Etta Vaughn Campbell McCauley, who passed away before his birth on February 3, 1930 in Danville, Virginia. Bibleway Cathedral, which is located in the middle of Danville, Virginia, was co-founded by Apostle Campbell and his wife. He was such a reliable and influential source in the neighborhood.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Williams Campbell of 75 years; five children, Allethia C. Perrin (Bishop David), Elder Lawrence G. Campbell, Jr., Angela C. Allen (Matthew), Dr. Philip W. Campbell and Hope C. Minus (Stephen); four grandchildren, Dietra Carree (Isaac), Rebecca Campbell, Stephen “Jeffrey” Minus, Jr. and Jordan Minus; two great-grandchildren, Alaina Carree and Bryce Jones and a host of other relatives and friends.
His step-father, Deacon Edward McCauley, and daughter-in-law, Elaine E. Campbell, both passed away before him. His parents were also among those who preceded him in death. On Friday, April 14, 2023, there will be a viewing from noon to 5:30 in the afternoon, and “A Night of Reflection” will begin at 6 in the evening. The Celebration Service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 12 Noon at the Bibleway Cathedral in Danville, Virginia, with viewing beginning at 10 AM.