Frank Campbell Jr. 1923-2013

KINSMAN – Frank Campbell Jr., 89, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at the Cortland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Dec. 7, 1923, in Logan, a son of Frank Campbell Sr. and Elizabeth Settles Campbell.

A resident of Kinsman since 1978, Mr. Campbell was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy.

He was employed as branch manager for Fruehauf, and retired from the Department of Human Services in Warren in 1995.

He was a member of the Kinsman Presbyterian Church, the Rotary Club of Warren and was a 32nd degree Mason. Mr. Campbell enjoyed flying his Cessna plane and flew coast to coast.

He is survived by his wife, Janet A. Bowditch Campbell, whom he married March 29, 1980, of Kinsman; his two sons, Frank (Kathy) Campbell of Cleveland and John (Cindy) Campbell of Grand Rapids, Mich.; his stepchildren, Marie (Jim) Wallace of Titusville, Fla., Daryl (Kathy) Stone of Chardon, Christopher (Michelle) Stone of Chardon, Van (Colleen) Stone of Broadview Heights and Robyn (Mike) Bollinger of Chardon; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and his two faithful companions, Penny and DD.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Patricia A. Burns Campbell; and three sisters, Ruth Ann Bowers, Mary Jane Bacus and Helen Campbell.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Kinsman Presbyterian Church, 6383 Church St., Kinsman, with his son, Pastor John Campbell, and the Rev. Susan Francis officiating.

Burial will follow in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Baumgardner Funeral and Cremation Service, 8569 Main St., Kinsman.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.

An online guestbook is available at

“I love you Mr. C …. a bushel and a peck.”

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