WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – John Henry Campbell, Sr., 77, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the St. Joseph Health Center, following a short illness.
He was born in Olive Hill, Kentucky on April 20, 1942, the son of Delmar W. and Grace M. (Sparks) Campbell.
He honorably served in the United States Army and was of the Pentecostal Faith.
John was a foreman and supervisor at Copperweld Steel for 36 years.
He was a 32nd degree Freemason and a member of the Niles Blue Lodge, the Youngstown Valley Scottish Rite and the Ali Baba Grotto.
He and his wife were “snowbirds” and spent the winter months in Ocala, Florida along with his golfing buddies. He enjoyed golfing, yardwork, driving his John Deere tractor and old western movies. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cleveland Browns, Indians and Cavs fan. Most of all, he cherished the time spent with his family; especially his grandchildren.
John is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret “Peggy” (Bowser) Campbell, whom he married on March 16, 1963; three children, John H. Campbell, Jr. of Ocala, Florida, Laura (Howard) Walters, Jr. of Champion and Gary (Krista) Campbell of Champion; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Joyce Ann Campbell of Warren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Nora L. Miller and Violet Campbell and five brothers, Charles Campbell, Everett Campbell, Sherman Campbell, Dennis Campbell and Merle B. Campbell, Sr.
Calling hours will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home, Niles.
The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8 at the funeral home. His nephew the Rev. George Miller will officiate.
Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery.
Visit holetonyuhasz.com to share condolences online with the Campbell family.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, May 7 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.