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thomas i. campbell

Posted on May 4, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Dec. 29, 1952 - May 2, 2013

FORT WAYNE — Thomas Ira Campbell, 60, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, May 2, at home.

He was born Dec. 29, 1952, in Fredricktown, Mo., to the late Edgar M. and Virginia Maria (Meadows) Campbell.

He married June (Hayden) Campbell on March 2, 1974. They divorced in 1995.

Surviving are his children, Lisa Lynn (Wayne Brandon) Barrier, Rebecca Irene (John Richard) Patridge, Sarah Janey Nichols, Cynthia Deshawn Thomas, Ira Beavens Campbell, Jesse Elijah Campbell, Joshua Thomas Campbell, Katherine Jolene Campbell and Karen Denise Campbell; 19 grandchildren; sister June (Bill) Evans of Crossville, Tenn.; and brother, Ivan (Elizabeth) Campbell, Dallas, Ga.

Preceding him in death are his parents; five brothers; and a granddaughter.

Thomas was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the noon service Friday, May 10, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa. Burial will be in Olive (East) Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com.