John W. Campbell, 86 of La Vista, NE formerly of Glenwood, IA entered into rest on October 27, 2016 in Omaha, NE. He was born on October 14, 1930 in Crown Point, IN to John Elles & Marion Clara (Peterson) Campbell.
Following high school, John began his military career in the Air Force and attained the rank of Chief Msgt USAF (Ret). John worked for numerous military contractors domestically and abroad. He was the recipient of a bronze star and retired at Offutt Air Force Base on August 14, 1974.
Carol, John and James were born to the union of John’s previous marriage. He was later united in marriage to Shirley L. (Fireoved) Bruce on September 24, 1982 in Glenwood, IA at the First Christian Church where they were both members. John enjoyed bowling, spending time on the computer and researching genealogy. In his spare time, he listened to older country music and watched military television shows.
Preceding John in passing were his parents and brother, Raymond Campbell. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Campbell of La Vista, NE; children, Carol (Royce) Tyre of Eagen, MN; John (Sharon) Campbell of El Segundo, CA; James (Jacquelyn) Campbell of Papillion, NE; step-children, Bonnie (Mark) York of Omaha, NE; Mike (Brenda) Bruce of Omaha, NE; Heather Bruce of La Vista, NE; 7 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Joan Campbell; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and many friends.
Interment and Military Rites will be held in the Glenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Josie Harper Hospice House or charity of your choice.
Visitation:Tuesday, November 1, 2016
212 S. Locust St.
Service:Tuesday, November 1, 2016
212 S. Locust St.