James Baxter Campbell, of Hull, died unexpectedly at the South Shore Hospital on Feb. 12 after a brief illness. He was 74.
He was the loving husband of Sandra (Richardson) Campbell and dear father to James B. Campbell Jr., of Carver, Kevin Campbell and his wife, Maria, also of Carver, and Stacey Petroski, of Braintree. He was predeceased by his daughter Kelly Campbell, of Hull.
James was the beloved grandfather of Lily, Tomas, Brianna, Tommy, Shawna, and JD. and leaves great-grandchildren Reilly, Joey, and Jaxson. He also leaves his brothers, a sister, nieces, nephews, and many cousins. He was predeceased by his brother William Campbell and sister Phyllis Kitson.
James was a Navy veteran, serving his country during the Vietnam War. Upon discharge he became a mechanic, fulfilling his love of cars and motorcycles. Other passions for James were music of all types, food, sunsets, and, of course, his dogs.
With sentiment: Thank you, for being such a kind and sweet Grampy. Thank you, for all of the wonderful years and for being so strong for so long. – T.C.
Visiting hours will be held at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel on Monday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, with interment at the Hull Village Cemetery to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in James’ name to The Epilepsy Foundation at www.Epilepsy.com.
For additional information and the online guestbook, visit www.DowningChapel.com.