LOUDONVILLE — Loren Junior Campbell, 88, of Loudonville died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2009, in Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon, after an extended illness.
Mr. Campbell was born Sept. 25, 1921, in Big Prairie, the son of the late James Loren and Vera Moreland Campbell. Loren was a 43-year employee of The Flxible Company retiring in 1987, and he also painted houses in his spare time. He was a member of the United Steelworkers Union, an alumnus of the Ohio School for the Deaf, Mansfield Silent Club, the Ohio Deaf Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Loudonville, and he loved bowling and playing euchre. On Sept. 20, 1952, he married Barbara Williams and she died Nov. 25, 2008.
He is survived by two daughters, Veronica Starner and Peggy Campbell, both of Howard; two sons, Wayne Curtis (Jean Beans) Campbell of Loudonville and Andrew Loren (Eileen) Campbell of Mount Vernon; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Van Campbell; three brothers, Forest, Karl and James Campbell; three sisters, Eva Davenport, Ruth Baker and Lorene Slusser; and a son-in-law, John Starner.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with Pastor Allen Combs officiating. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Palliative Care Unit of Knox Community Hospital, 1330 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.