Glen Campbell family in legal wrangle over decisions

Singer Glen Campbell’s two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions away from his wife of 32 years, Kim Campbell.

Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell claim that Kim Campbell is keeping their father “secluded from the rest of the family” which has been “prohibited from participating in his care and/or treatment,” according to a petition filed in a Nashville court.

The petition asks a judge to appoint conservators and a guardian to protect Glen Campbell’s interest. The 78-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame member is in the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and living at a Nashville long-term care facility.

In a response to an earlier criticism from Campbell-Cloyd over her decision to move her husband to the facility, Kim Campbell said: “It is crushingly sad to see him afflicted with Alzheimer’s but indulging those feelings does not help him. I am his wife and no one wants him home more than me but I must do what is in his best interest.”


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