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Phillip Anthony “Tony” McCampbell
Phillip Anthony “Tony” McCampbell died March 26, 2022 at Baptist Hospital, New Albany, Ind. He was 71.
Tony was born April 21, 1950 to the late James E. McCampbell and Elizabeth (McCann) McCampbell in New Albany, Ind.
Although stricken with blindness at age 5, he attended two years of college at Indiana University-Southeast in Jeffersonville, then embarked on a successful career playing drums with The Bill Barton Trio then The Gene Cahill Combo, playing over 20 years at the Colonial Inn and various other venues.
Tony was preceded in death by his sister, Nancy McCampbell, and several nephews. He is survived by his sister, Karen Williams of Palmyra, Ind.; brother, James (Linda) McCampbell of New Salisbury, Ind., and a niece and several nephews.
Per Tony’s request, the remains were to be cremated and no service performed.
Spring Valley Funeral Home is honored to be of service to the family of Tony McCampbell. To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Tony, please visit the Tree Store or plant a tree.