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Updated: Jack Campbell Passes

Published: June 19, 2012 10:42 am ET

Last Comment: June 20, 2012 12:36 pm ET | 6 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

Trot Insider has learned that horseman Jack Campbell, father of Hall of Fame driver John Campbell and trainer Jim Campbell, passed away Monday, June 18 after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was 79.

Campbell, a resident of Ailsa Craig, Ont., is survived by his wife of 59 years, Florence, sons John and Jim, daughter Joanne McLinchey and a large and loving extended family.

Visitation will take place at T. Stephenson And Son Funeral Home Inc. on Thursday, June 21 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The funeral home is located at 171 Main Street in Ailsa Craig.

A funeral service will be held at the Ailsa Craig Recreation Centre at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22. The centre is located at 155 Annie Ada Shipley Drive in Ailsa Craig.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial donations be made to the Ailsa Craig United Church, 156 Main, Ailsa Craig, ON N0M 1A0 or to the charity of your choice.

Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the family and friends of Jack Campbell.

June 20, 2012 - 12:36 pmMy Condolences to the

My Condolences to the Campbell Family, My association with the Campbell family goes back to the opening of Windsor Raceway. Jack was a fine horseman, who taught his boys well. Not only horsemanship, but integrity and class. My prayers are with you. God Bless, Norm McClurg

June 19, 2012 - 3:09 pmI have many great memories of

I have many great memories of spending time with Jack and his family. My sincere condolences go out to Florence and the entire Campbell family.

June 19, 2012 - 2:11 pmWhat a loss !!! Enjoyed

What a loss !!! Enjoyed everytime I came in contact with this fine man. Deepest sympathy to the family. Al & Kendra Casselman

June 19, 2012 - 2:06 pmMy Condolences to the

My Condolences to the Campbell Family, race with Jack back in the 70,s while training for Gerry Aikins at Windsor raceway had some good times with Jack, he was a tough cookie but very likeable. Once again my prayers are with the family.REST IN PEACE.

June 19, 2012 - 1:11 pmCondolences to the Campbell

Condolences to the Campbell family. I knew Jack for over 40 years, he was a great guy to visit and talk with, a devoted family man and a top horseman in his own right. My thoughts are with you.

June 19, 2012 - 12:47 pmSincere sympathy on the

Bobbi Morley SAID...

Sincere sympathy on the passing of a wonderful man. A true horseman, gentleman and all around good guy, Jack was also the epitomy of a family man. We will miss him.
Bobbi & Terry (and Baby Arty!)

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