Former North Vernon Mayor Harold “Soup” Campbell dies

Harold ‘Soup” Campbell; Photo courtesy of Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Services

Former Jennings County Sheriff and North Vernon Mayor Harold ‘Soup” Campbell passed away Monday evening in Indianapolis. He was 72. Campbell served as sheriff from 1974 to 1978 and two terms as mayor, ending in January 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Services, located at 115 South State Street in North Vernon. Rev. Ricky Persons will officiate. Burial will be in Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral Home. A Masonic service will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday evening.

Mayor Campbell’s full obituary is available here: