John Campbell

August 1, 1944 - April 30, 2019
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John L. Campbell, 74, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in his home at New Philadelphia.

A son of the late George Bowie and Violet Jean (Legge) Campbell, John was born August 1, 1944 at Louise, West Virginia.

John graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1962. He was a longtime employee of A…

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John L. Campbell, 74, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in his home at New Philadelphia.

A son of the late George Bowie and Violet Jean (Legge) Campbell, John was born August 1, 1944 at Louise, West Virginia.

John graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1962. He was a longtime employee of Alsco, which later became Aleris, in Gnadenhutten and in North Carolina working as a procurement manager for the last 20 years prior to his retirement.

John attended Community of Christ Church at New Philadelphia and was a lifetime member of the New Philadelphia Elks.

He was an avid golfer and fisherman and also enjoyed boating, camping, playing cards, gardening and tending to his yard. John also enjoyed spending the past 10 winters with his wife of 54 years, Sue, at Fiesta Grove in Palmetto, Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Sue (Bean) Campbell whom he married on February 6, 1965; his children, Susan (Paul) Morehead of New Philadelphia, Todd (Tiona) Campbell of Bolivar and April (Brian) Byrne of Columbus; his grandchildren, Lindsey and Mitchell (fiancé, Amy) Lorenz, Logan Morehead, Tori and Taryn Campbell and John “Jack”, James and Campbell Byrne; a brother, Jerry (Leila) Brady; a sister, Donna (Terry) Simmons; a sister-in-law, Kim Brady; and numerous nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ralph Brady.

In keeping with John’s wishes, cremation will take place and his family will greet guests during a memorial visitation on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A memorial service celebrating John’s life will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:30 AM in the funeral home with Elder Patty Spears officiating. Following the service, a luncheon will be held on the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia. Inurnment will be held in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in John’s memory to Community of Christ Church, 515 Church Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Inurnment will be held in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia at a later date.


Reception Information

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

Donation Information

Community of Christ Church

515 Church Avenue SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Scott Nemetz posted on 5/3/19

Sue, Susan, Todd and April, So sorry to hear about John's passing. He was a great and pleasant man. Keep the memories close to your heart. Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this time.

 

John & Colleen Bevilacqua posted on 5/3/19

To the Campbell Family: Please accept our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences in the passing of John Campbell. We thought the world of him as well as the entire Campbell family and offer our prayers to you in your hour of need. John will always be remembered as a fine, outstanding family man and will be sadly missed by many. Sincerely, John & Colleen Bevilacqua

 

Bill Hibbs posted on 5/2/19

Sue and family, I cannot even begin to understand what you and your family are going through right now, May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek. I would like to offer my prayers and condolences to you and your family. Bill Hibbs

 

Betty Keener posted on 5/2/19

Very sorry to hear of John’s passing. I knew him professionally through our employers. He was always telling me about his family. My condolences to his wife and family. Betty Keener

 

Jim and Arlene Murphy posted on 5/1/19

Sue and family, we are very sorry to hear of John's passing. What a great man. We will miss seeing him in Florida.

 

Deborah Swanson posted on 5/1/19

Dear Sue, Our heartfelt sympathies go out to you and your family. We will really enjoyed playing euchre with him and will surely miss him. Dave and Debbie Swanson Fiesta Grove, Lot 10

 

Steve and Harriett Sockrider posted on 5/1/19

We were so sadden to read of John's passing. John put up a good fight. He will be missed by so many of his Florida friends. Our deepest sympathy to you Sue and your family.

 

Robert J Basbagill posted on 5/1/19

My sincere condolences and prayers to April, Brian and the entire family.

 

Bob and Pearl Shipkowski posted on 5/1/19

Dear Sue and Family, John was a great man and friend. Our foursome will come together some day. Say Hi to Wayne for us. Pearl and I will miss you dearly. Plant a few roses for us. Rest in peace.

 

Karen (Beitzel) Welch posted on 5/1/19

Sue, Donna and Family, So sorry to hear of John's passing. May memories, family and friends get you through this difficult time. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

 

Ruth & Fritz Johnson posted on 5/1/19

Dear Sue and family, We're so very sorry to hear of the passing of John, a good and Godly man. Please accept our sincerest condolences and know that you all are in our prayers.

 

Carolyn Vaughn posted on 5/1/19

Dear Sue and Family, So very sorry to learn of your Hubby's passing, thinking of you and prayers are being said... Carolyn Vaughn

 

MR & DR. KEVIN B. (DENISE MCENROE) PETITTE posted on 5/1/19

SADDEN BY YOUR LOSS, OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY!

 

Kelli Brady posted on 4/30/19

So sorry to hear. Uncle John was always a nice guy. Remember going to visit him and Aunt Sue alot when I was very young. Always a good time, many fond memories.

 

ELAINE TYLER posted on 4/30/19

Donna & Family, Your brother was a good friend & brother. Remember all the great times you had. We are very sorry for your loss. Elaine & Lew

 

Lynne & John Herstine posted on 4/30/19

So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our prayers.

 

CATHY AUSTIN posted on 4/30/19

Sue, Cy and I send our love and sympathy. John was such a good man! Please know our prayers for peace and comfort are covering you and your family.

 

Mallory Hutchison posted on 4/30/19

Our sincere prayers n sympathy to John’s family. He was always a very nice n friendly guy when we would see him. Prayers to all during this very difficult time.God Bless ................Ken n Mallory Hutchison

 

Kelly Miller posted on 4/30/19

Best cousin ever, God gained a wonderful angel

 

Jack & Carole Hurst posted on 4/30/19

We are so sorry to hear of John’s passing. We have enjoyed our friendship and time playing cards over the years. JOHN will be greatly missed. Our deepest sympathy to Sue and the Campbell family.

 

Terri liddle posted on 4/30/19

Such a shock to read this news. My thoughts are with you Sue, Susan, and family.

 

Carol Welling Boltz posted on 4/30/19

Deepest sympathies in you loss

 

Bob and Kari Kohler posted on 4/30/19

Thoughts and prayers to the entire family. John was a wonderful person and we will miss him so much.

 

Nishant Desai posted on 4/30/19

I am sorry to hear about your loss Todd. I understand that it is the biggest loss for you. May god give you and your family strength to sail through this situation. Please accept my condolences. May his soul Rest In Peace.

 

Linda Dusini Dessecker posted on 4/30/19

Sue, I am so sorry to read of Johns passing. Prayers to you and your family..

 

Lori and Chris Ricklic posted on 4/30/19

Your family is family to us. John always made us feel like a part of a great family. He will be missed. Love to all of you.

 

Kelly Miller posted on 4/30/19

My heart breaks , John was more like my Uncle then my cousin, I so love my family and God hold my family in prayer, I so love you

 

Eric Simmons posted on 4/30/19

A great and wonderful uncle who was always compassionate and loving. Growing up... each and every Christmas I was always excited to go to Uncle John's and Aunt Sues. I will miss him dearly. May you rest in Paradise Uncle John.

 

Rebecca Lawrence posted on 4/30/19

I am so sorry for your loss. I understand your sorrow as I have been there. Please accept my condolences.

 

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