John Allen Campbell, Sr., aged 73 years of Erie, Michigan, passed away Saturday, November 18th, 2017, at Toledo Hospital. John was born on July 2nd, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan.
John spent most of his life as a general laborer, having worked for Kaiser Jeep, Sunbeam Bakery, Nickels ‘s Bakery, and having retired from Al Peake & Sons in Toledo, Ohio.
John loved spending time with his grandchildren, and would play Santa Claus every year at the family Christmas party. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and golfer, and was an active social member of the AmVets Post 52 in Toledo, Ohio.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Howard Campbell and Alma Lytten (Raymond), and stepsister Judy Compton.
He is survived by his wife Linda, his children, Lorie A. Campbell- Davis, John A. (Kelly) Campbell, Jr., Debbie J. (Joseph) Nudi, Vickie L. (Rick) Vermilyea, and Connie M. (Jeff) Szymanski; stepchildren Tonya (Don) Nagle, Cindy (Jeff) Waite, and Tony (Jessica) Legeza; sister Cassie Gerhardt and stepsister Jackie (Robert) Durell. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren, and 4 great- grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date, to be announced.
Arrangements entrusted to Urbanski’s Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Ave. Temperance, MI.