Woody Campbell

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CAMPBELL, Woody Peacefully at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Friday, November 19, 2004 in his 80th year. Born in Windsor, Ontario, on January 31, 1925. Dear son of the late Howard Campbell and the late former Elba Simpson. Woody was a member of the sales department at Livingston's Wood Manufacturing Co., Tillsonburg. He was Tillsonburg's first recreational director (1949); first president of Tillsonburg minor hockey (1949). and was involved in minor ball; member of the Tillsonburg Livingston basketball team who represented Canada in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Woody was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 153, Till-sonburg; a member of the King Hiram Lodge A.F.A.M. #78, Tillsonburg, and he was also a member of the Mocha Temple Shriners, London. He is predeceased by his wife Shirley Grace (Fuller) Campbell (1996). Survived by five children: Rory Campbell, Long Point, and his children Carly and Charlie; Cindy Makowka and her husband Dr. Leonard Makowka, Los Angeles, Cali-fornia, and their children Abram, Adam and Alexandra; Jody Grant, North Bay, and her children Allison, Bryant, and Melanie; Patricia Pearce and her husband Joel of Till-sonburg, and their children Zachary, Shayne and Hayden. Survived by a daughter-in-law Karen Cassells and her husband Tom and their children Leah, Katherine, and Charlie. Predeceased by a son Howard Woodrow (Howie) Campbell (December 24, 2001). Also survived by a sister Shirley Carr and her husband Richard of Gross Pointe Farms, Michigan, and by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Till-sonburg, on Tuesday, Nov-ember 23, 2004, at 11:00 am conducted by Rev. W.D. Jarvis. Visitation will be held at the Verhoeve Funeral Home, 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg, on Monday evening, November 22, 2004, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Donations (by cheque only) to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice. Private Inurnment later in Tillsonburg Cemetery. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Richard Dalby, The Exemplary Nursing and palliative care staff and all the compassionate staff and volunteers at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital.
Published in The Windsor Star on Nov. 22, 2004
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