Jack E. Campbell, 96, of Bellevue passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 at The Willows at Bellevue. He was born May 2, 1924 in Bellevue the son of Jack Edward and Evelyn C. (Bender) Campbell.
Jack served in the United States Navy during World War II from 1942-1946. After his discharge, Jack returned to Bellevue and graduated from Bellevue High School in 1946. He then began mechanics training through the G.I. Bill program, working for the Marathon Oil Company. In late 1950 Jack began working for the Nickel Plate Railroad and would work there until 1956, when he began his employment with the Ford Motor Co. in Sandusky. After 29 years of employment, Jack retired in 1985.
Jack was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 46, and VFW Post 1238, as well as the 4-County Young-at-Heart. Jack enjoyed golfing, antiques, and tinkering with anything that was broken. Jack was true “Mr. Fix It” and loved to restore many things.
He married Marilyn E. (Foos) Campbell on June 10, 1950; She preceded him in death after 51 years of marriage in 2002.
Jack is survived by his wife, Marjorie (Miller) Campbell, whom he married June 6, 2002 in Bellevue; Two children: Scott R. Campbell of Bellevue and Kimberly Wampler of Maumee; 4 grandchildren: Cory Wampler, Sara Wampler, Stacy Lucking, and Scotty Campbell; 2 great-grandchildren: Hayden Wampler and Jackson Wampler; and step-children: Rosemary Yanik, Larry Miller, Sister Barbara Jean Miller, Roger (Michele) Miller, and Joanna (Tim) Harris.
In addition to his parents and first wife, Jack is preceded in death by his brother, Dale Campbell; and son-in-law, Ray Wampler.
A funeral Mass will begin on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 East Center St., Bellevue. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Bellevue Catholic Cemetery. Foos & Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue is in care of arrangements. Under current Ohio mandates, wearing a mask and social distancing will be required.
Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Church.
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231 E. Center St, Bellevue OH 44811