Highlands & Islands

Former Free Church moderator Dr Iain D Campbell dies

Dr Iain D Campbell Image copyright Free Church of Scotland
Image caption Dr Iain D Campbell was minister at Point Free Church on Lewis

A former moderator of the Free Church General Assembly has died.

The Reverend Dr Iain D Campbell, who was 53, grew up in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, and studied at the University of Glasgow.

He was ordained on Skye in 1988 and spent seven years on the island before returning to Lewis.

Dr Campbell was the moderator in 2012 and was also well-known in the Free Church of Scotland as a theological writer.

He was minister of Point Free Church on Lewis and leaves a wife and three children.