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James Gordon Campbell

March 14, 1928 ~ March 30, 2018 (age 90)

James Gordon Campbell

Jim Campbell, 90, of Genoa, Ohio passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 at Bay Park Community Hospital. He was born on March 14, 1928 in Findlay, Ohio to Harry and Ethel Campbell. Jim was a 1946 graduate of Waite High School where he played on the State Championship football team. He served in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. After his time in the service he worked as a firefighter for the City of Toledo, retiring in 1982. Jim was a member of the Arthur Daly American Legion Post #334. Jim enjoyed woodworking and organizing his Waite High School class reunions. While Jim's motto was "Everything in Moderation," he enjoyed many a beer with friends and family.

Left to cherish his memory are sons, James (Vicky) and Michael (Jean); daughters, Lynn (John) Jagos and Julie (James) McCann; grandchildren, Deana Kohler, Alyson Campbell Walker, Andrew Hudak, Abbey Campbell, Angela Campbell Bihn, Sarah McCann Herman, Mary Ann Campbell, Amy Campbell Foster, Emily Jagos, James McCann, Katie Campbell Hornstein, John Jagos and Meg McCann; as well as great-grandchildren, Jess Hymore, Brandon Hymore, Aubree Walker, Cydnee Walker, Brinley Foster, Sloane Hudak, Benjamin Bihn, Jack Herman, Preston Hudak and Lela Hornstein. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Helen.

A celebration of James’ life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in James’ name to the Toledo Firefighter’s Museum 918 W. Sylvania Ave. Toledo, OH 43612 or the Morrison R. Waite High School Alumni Association P.O. Box 166927 Oregon, OH 43616.


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