STATESVILLE William Lineberger Campbell III, or Bill, as he was known to most, passed away suddenly Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at his home in Statesville, at age 74. Bill was born April 11, 1945, in Salisbury. He graduated from Boyden High School in Salisbury and in 1967 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is survived by his sister, Anne Hartzog and her family; his first wife, Pamela Lentz Gregor; children, Amy Christine and Gabriel Dylan; stepdaughter, Lisa Levan; and four grandchildren. Bill was passionate about N.C. basketball, music/guitar, Native American culture and nature. He lived a simple life and felt most at home outdoors. Honoring his request for a green burial, he was lovingly laid to rest in the woodlands of the beautiful Carolina Memorial Sanctuary in Mills River, outside Asheville. There he will become part of the peace and serenity of that protected land. He will forever be loved and missed by us all.