James Ronald “Ron” Campbell, 71, of Hiawassee, Ga, passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
He attended High School in Rossville, Ga., received his bachelor of arts degree from Carson-Newman College and master’s from the University of Tennessee. He retired from Quaker Oats Chattanooga after 25 years of service as a manager of industrial engineering.
He and his wife, Rebecca, lived in Hiawassee, after retiring for the past 11 years. He enjoyed traveling, UT football and sports. He grew up in Rossville, and lived in Chattanooga most of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Erbie and Agnes Campbell; grandmother, Dera Stanfield; and uncles: Charles and Paul Stanfield.
Survivors include his loving wife; Rebecca Campbell of Hiawassee; daughter and son-in-law, Jodi Campbell Hoover and Troy Hoover; grandsons: Ben and Joel Whatley, Reid and Bailey Hoover, all of Geneva, Fla.; aunt, Dainese Riggins; and cousins: Paul, Barbara, Paul Jr., Charles, Diane and Johnnie Stansfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation, PO Box 759329, Baltimore, MD, 21275-9329
Family and friends will meet today, Aug. 2, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in the Lynnhurst/Greenwood Chapel for a graveside service at 1 p.m. in the Lynnhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Keith Shown officiating.
Friends may leave their condolences at www.lynnhurstchapel.com.