Charles Ray Campbell Jr., 94, of Dessa Lane, Karns City, Concord Twp., passed away early Thursday morning November 19, 2020 at his home near Hooker.
Charles Ray was born in Concord Township on February 1, 1926. He was the son of the late Herbert Ray and Dessa Irene Cumberland Campbell.
Ray attended school in Concord Township.
Ray worked the Bantam Car Company, Valvoline Oil Company, Bruin Oil and Pullman Standard. He was self-employed for many years.
Junior was a member of the Western Pennsylvania Coon and Fox Hunters Association and was an avid coon hunter. He enjoyed working on his old pickup trucks and still got a kick out of watching wrestling on tv.
Ray is survived by a son, Randy Campbell and his wife, Linda, of West Sunbury; three grandchildren, Hope Ashbaugh and her husband, Ron, of Mercer, Randi Lynn Barrett and her husband, Jeremy, of Hammondsville, OH, and Cody Campbell and his wife, Carolina, of Madison, WI, and two great grandchildren, Evelyn and Liam Barrett of Hammondsville, OH.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Irene Deal Campbell in 2003, and two sons, Roger Ray Campbell and Kevin Lee Campbell.
A private graveside service will be held Saturday with the Rev. Daniel Hall, pastor of Tower Presbyterian Church, officiating at Concord Cemetery, Concord Twp., where Ray will be laid to rest beside his wife and sons. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City. Memorial contributions may be made to any Down’s Syndrome Charity. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hilefh.com.
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