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The Mazzola Family

John will be remembered warmly in our hearts as an amazingly kind and gracious neighbor. His sea stories of his time in the Navy will always be remembered. John's love for his wife was an exemplary example for all. She will remain in our prayers during this difficult time. Fair winds and following seas, John. You will be greatly missed.

John Thomas Campbell

2021-10-05

Mr. John Thomas Campbell, 82, of Fernandina Beach Florida passed away the evening of Tuesday October 5th at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and daughters.

He was born in Ankeny Iowa to the late Thomas Campbell and the late Hazel Campbell Buster on September 26, 1939.

Upon graduation from Ankeny High School Mr. Campbell enlisted in the United States Navy. Mr. Campbell proudly served his country for over twenty years and travelled throughout the world having been stationed numerous places stateside and in Japan. One of Mr. Campbell’s fondest memories of his military service was being stationed on the ships that helped retrieve the space modules and astronauts when they returned to earth.

Upon completion of his military service Mr. Campbell held numerous occupations until his eventual retirement. Mr. Campbell loved spending time with family and friends and was always the friendliest person to all he met.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward Campbell, Larry Aunspach, Mark Aunspach, Jean Kent, Rusty Aunspach. He was also preceded by his previous wife, Annie Mobley Campbell.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Leslie Josephine Creighton Campbell of Fernandina Beach, two daughters, Dawn Angelique Sowell (Robin) of Kingsland, Ga, and Tamara Lynn Campbell of Rome, Ga, grandchildren Nicohlas Baggarlery, Sam Musgrove, Renee Drury (Matthew), Hollee Lee (Brett), and Kalin Sowell (Marcqui). He is also survived by a brother Randy Aunspach of Green Cove Springs, Fl.

A military memorial service will be held Wednesday October the 20th at Jacksonville National Cemetery at 10:30 a.m.

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