George Raymond CAMPBELL

News Death Notice

CAMPBELL, George Raymond age 85 of Medway, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in the VA Medical Center, Dayton. He was born in Piqua, Ohio on July 2, 1928 the son of Irwin G. & Edith Mildred (Walker) Campbell. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corp., a life member of the AMVETS of Medway and a member of the Masonic Lodge #777 Huber Heights. He retired in 1981 from Dayton Press after 28 years of service. He survived by six children and their spouses, Joyce and Jim Faulkner of Ellington Fl., Larry R. Campbell of Dayton, Jerry and Norma Campbell of Celina, Karen and Dean Winks of Piqua, Terry and Donna Campbell of Louisville Ky. and Gary Joe Campbell of Medway. George was a loving grandfather of twelve grandchildren, Deana (David) Steele, Rob (Heather) Winks of Piqua, Phillip Campbell of Tipp City, Glenn (Kristy) Campbell, Christy (Travis) Lee, and Kimberli Campbell all from Ky., Raymond Mason and Randy (Jan) Mason of Fl., Matthew (Beth) Overman, Zachary and Emily Overman all from Celina, and James Jennings of Troy. He also enjoyed his 19 great-grandchildren. Additional survivors include one sister, Anabell Henrick of Urbana. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife of 50 years Joy A. Campbell in 2010, and 3 brothers Billy, Charles "Bob" and Kenny Campbell. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Blessing Funeral Home, 11900 N. Dixie Dr. Tipp City. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:30 am in the funeral home with Matthew Overman officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Tipp City. Contributions may be made to the VA Medical Center, 4100 W. Third St. Dayton, Ohio 45428. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Blessing-Zerkle Funeral Home
11900 North Dixie Drive Tipp City, OH 45371
(937) 898-5554

Published in Dayton Daily News on July 25, 2013