Born to Johnnie Campbell Sr & Janie Mae Washington Campbell on June 23,1934 in Tyler, Tx. He attended school in Tyler, Tx. Johnnie was the oldest of 7 siblings: Mary, O.C, Wardell, Lois, Donald and Darlene. He was given the nickname “Buddy” by his father. Buddy met and married the Love of his life Mattie Bell whom he gave the nickname “Baby Doll”. They then moved to Dallas. they were united in matrimony for 67 years. To this union 13 children were born. For over 40 years Buddy was a dedicated Truck driver for Reddy Ice. A member of Cathedral of Compassion in Cedar Hill, Tx. He is proceeded in death by parents, brother O.C, children: Lawrence, Levert, & Johnny. Those left to cherish his memories are: wife Mattie and children: Carlos, Marva Nell, Danny, Marilyn, Vernorries, Larry, Teresa, Marcus & Mandy, 28 grandchildren & 50 great grandchildren.