John Mark Campbell
1948-2014
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Funeral services for John Mark Campbell are 1:00 P.M., Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Church on the Move in Tulsa with Pastor Rob Tumy officiating. Interment will follow at Relocated Cemetery in Nowata. Arrangements have been entrusted to Benjamin Funeral Service.
John Mark Campbell, 65, of Claremore, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Tulsa. He was born in Nowata on December 6, 1948 to Francis Mead and Viola Maude (Clement) Campbell. Mark grew up in Nowata and graduated from Nowata High School. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force and after his honorable discharge, attended and graduated from Northeastern State University. Mark married Shirley Pugh on July 5, 1969 at Nowata. Mark has lived and/or coached and taught in Dewey, Bartlesville, Stratford, Tupelo, Meeker, Claremore, Bixby, and Collinsville. He was a pilot for Craftmaster Homes while in Bartlesville & Stratford. He was Pastor at Stonewall Assembly of God Church during his tenure in Tupelo. He, along with his late brother Paul, and his son, Jeff, owned and operated Campbell Construction his entire adult life. He attended Church on the Move in Tulsa. Mark was inducted into the Nowata High School Athletic Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches' Association Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Coaches' Association Hall of Fame.
Mark is survived by his wife Shirley of the home; four children, Crystal Dawn and husband Jason Stewart of Springdale, Arkansas; Jeffrey Craig Campbell and wife Crystal of Claremore, OK., Melody Ann and husband Jerrod Stewart of Claremore, OK., Lacy Marie and husband Joseph Ragland of Claremore, OK; a sister, Mary Hewitt of Clarksville, AR; thirteen grandchildren, Ciera Yates, Katelyn Stewart, Billy Yates, James Stewart, Jonathan Stewart, Payton Yates, Cate Campbell, Addison Campbell, Luke Campbell, Callum Campbell, Madeline Stewart, Asher Ragland, Rain Ragland.
Mark is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and their wives, James Campbell and his wife Georgia Paige, Paul Campbell and his wife Shirley.
Memorials in Mark's name can be sent to the Mark Campbell Scholarship Fund at BancFirst in Claremore, The Cancer Research Organization of the Donor's Choice, or simply check the organ donor box on your drivers' license.

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Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Jul. 2 to Aug. 1, 2014.
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July 19, 2014
To the family of John Mark Campbell, Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. It is always hard to lose a love one. May you take solace in the wonderful memories shared. And may the God of all comfort give you peace at this most difficult time.
Phyllis
July 3, 2014
My heart goes out to his whole family. Not only did the Campbell's lose a great member of their family, but it is a great loss to Claremore and also the whole State of Oklahoma.
Marcia Ailshie
July 3, 2014
Coach: you inspired me to be the best in everything I do. Your legacy will live within me. I appreciate you crossing the path of my life. Thank God for you touching many lives both on and off the basketball court and softball field. Your the best Coach!
Eloy Chavez
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