THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Jimmy L. Campbell
Issue Date: May 13, 2020
Jimmy Lynn Campbell, 85, of Amberg, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020.
Born Nov 13, 1934 in Oil Trough, Ar., to the late Ira and Mattie (Young) Campbell, he married Frances Hall on Dec. 21, 1963 in Jefferson. In 1984 he married Geraldine Grulke in Iowa. He worked many years in Watertown at Kopps Sheet Metal, retiring in 1994 from U.S Chemicals.
In retirement, he and Geraldine moved to Black Rock, Ar. where he lived until 2014 when he moved to Amberg due to illness. A loving man, he enjoyed fishing, drinking beer, making people laugh, building bird houses and was a master checker player who was extremely hard to beat.
He is survived by three daughters with Frances, Jodi Campbell of Amberg, Janie (Jeffery) Richardson of Krakow and Jacki (Paul) Stepien of Pembine; two step-children, Susie (Royce) Pieper of Lebanon and Steve Grulke of New Mexico; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren with one on the way; three siblings, Troy of Walnut Ridge, Ar., James "Frog" (Pamela) of Lake Mills and Moni (Larry) Meeks of Pocahontas, Ar. and many nieces and nephews;
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepfather; a brother and two sisters.
Due to the Covid-19 virus, the family will be having a graveside service for family only in the Amberg Cemetery. Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.