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Glen Campbell’s Kids Fight to See Their Father

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Two of Glen Campbell’s children claim his fourth wife, Kim Campbell, refuses to let them see their father. A fan set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for their legal fees in fighting for visitation rights to his long-term Nashville care facility.

Glen Campbell had Debby and Travis Campbell with his first and second wives, respectively. The two have been critical of Kim Campbell, who they allege exploited their dad’s Alzheimer’s.

In March 2015, the pair filed a legal petition against Kim for secluding him from his children from previous marriages. Debby and Travis claimed that she also allowed film and TV interviews of him though his condition had deteriorated past the point of their appropriateness.

In May, Tennessee Gov. signed into law SB 2190, also known as “The Glen Campbell/Peter Falk Bill.”

The legislation prohibits anybody with power of attorney from preventing visitors to a “ward” unless by court order.

In other words, the bill addresses the exact situation Debby and Travis Campbell face with Kim. Yet the GoFundMe campaign alleges Kim Campbell refuses to acknowledge the law.

One of Glen Campbell’s close friends, Patricia Sullivan-Webb, told the New York Post that she is in support of the campaign. Her ex-husband, the singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb, wrote several hits for Campbell, including “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” and “Wichita Lineman.”

So far, 67 people donated a total of $6,750 to the fund, which seeks to raise $50,000.

Correction: A previous version of this article stated Sullivan-Webb wrote the songs her ex-husband did.

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Glen Campbell’s Kids Fight to See Their Father