Jack N Campbell

October 9, 1917 - May 8, 2014
Jack N Campbell

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Jack Nooner Campbell, 96, passed away on May, 8, 2014 in Bayonet Point, Florida. He was born in St. Lawrence, South Dakota on October 9, 1917 and was a long time resident of New Port Richey. Jack graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1935 and worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps before enlisting in The United States Marine Corps. He served during World War II fighting in major battles on Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, and Saipan and went on to serve in the Korean War. After retiring from the Marine Corps Jack worked as the General Manager for a private school bus company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1980 he retired to Florida. He was a member of the China Marine Association, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Military Officer Association of America, and the Gulf Harbor Yacht Club and was an active parishioner at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Jack is predeceased by his beloved wife, Janet (of 51 years) and son, Jeff (wife Susan). He is survived by his brother, Bruce Campbell (wife Mardine) of Richland, Washington, and two sons, Jim (wife Paula) of Hudson, Florida and John (wife Beth) of Tarpon Springs, Florida. He has eleven grandchildren: Kathryn, Zachary, Abigail, Elizabeth, Mitchell, Bethany, Kevin, Kyle, Keri, Jonathan, and Peter and seven great grandchildren: Paige, Quinn, Hailey, Olivia, Jackson, Lucille and Cassius. Jack was very generous, possessed a great sense of humor and was so determined in all that he did. He loved life in all of its facets and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.Services will be held on Wednesday, 10:00am, May 14, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in New Port Richey. Visitation will be from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Tuesday, Burial will be at 11:00 Thursday in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida, Where he will receive Military Graveside Honors.

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  • May 12, 2014
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • May 12, 2014
    Linda Champanois says:
    Dear family, especially John and Beth, we send our GHYC hugs and love! We loved Jack so much and are saddened to hear he has gone from us. What a remarkable man he was and what a tremendous legacy he leaves us all! He will remain in our hearts forever. Take care friends, Dave and Linda Champanois

  • May 13, 2014
    Claudette Vogel says:
    Deaest Campbell Family, It was a plesure to know and enjoy fellowship with Jack Campbell, he was a true gentleman, I really enjoyed our visits. He will be remembered fondly!

  • May 13, 2014
    Susan Campbell says:
    My father-in-law was an ordinary man who lived a great, ordinary life....but to my sons, Jonathan and Peter (his grandsons), and me...he was extraordinary. I am so thankful to have have been able to spend some time with Jack in early March. He was doing so well, and his continued spirit and quick wit inspired me. He will be truly missed, but we have wonderful memories of times spent together both in Wisconsin and Florida! Semper Fi!

  • May 13, 2014
    Rob and Linda Atkins says:
    We will miss you Captain Jack! Know you are in heaven with Janet, Jeff, Tutu, and Tiger having a grand time! Yours was a life well lived, and you have left a wonderful legacy.

  • May 13, 2014
    claudette vogel says:
    In memory of Jack Campbell, a true gentleman, kind and strong!

  • May 13, 2014
    John Salsbury says:
    Jim, I heard from Sue Bass. Just wanted you to know that I am thinking of you during this sad time. I am sure he appreciated your support these last years.

  • May 14, 2014
    Cindy Hussey says:
    Hey Capt. You will be truly missed. Jim and Paula I'm so sorry for your loss I enjoyed taking care of Jack the few times that I did, I think I speak for everyone at Home Instead we all loved Jack. God Bless. Cindy