James “Jimmy” Campbell, 86, of Enfield passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Paisley, Scotland, son of the late Duncan and Rose (McAtear). Jimmy served with the Gordon Highlanders of the British Army. He came to the United States in 1957 becoming a proud American citizen. Jimmy was a tool & dye maker for Rolls Royce, Scotland, DeBell & Richardson, Leybold-Heraeus, retiring from Jagenberg.
His love for travel brought him and his family on many special memorable vacations. He enjoyed spending time at Crescent Lake with his wife’s extended family and friends. His love for his Scottish heritage and soccer connected him to those who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Andrea (Stroiney) Campbell, his son Duncan Campbell, his daughters Eileen Campbell and Nancy Martin and her partner CJ Gangewere. His pride and joy, was his granddaughter Kaitlyn Campbell. He is also survived by sisters-in-law; Eileen Campbell of New Zealand, Carol Dumesnil and Kathleen McDonagh, a brother-in-law Thomas Stroiney and his partner Barbara Bogacz, as well as his nephews, Glenn, Paul, Ian, Keith, David and families. In addition, he will be missed by many family members and friends. He was preceded by his brothers Duncan and John and his nephew Malcolm.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. in St. Jeanne Jugan Parish (St. Bernard’s Church), 426 Hazard Ave, Enfield. (meet at church) Burial will follow in St. Bernard’s Cemetery.
His family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Browne Memorial Chapel, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Bernard School, 232 Pearl Street, Enfield or Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA.