Fred E. Campsey

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LISBON – Fred E. Campsey, 69, of Spruce Street, was pronounced dead on arrival at Salem Community Hospital at 11:36 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010.

Born Sept. 15, 1940, in Lisbon, he was the son of the late William J. and Margaret E. “Sue” (Bilsky) Campsey.

Fred worked as an auto worker at GM Lordstown from 1966 to 1997.

A lifelong area resident, Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, a member of the Lisbon First United Methodist Church, member and past Master of New Lisbon Lodge No. 65 F& AM, member and past commander of American Legion Post 275, member of the Lisbon Lions Club and V.F.W. Post 4111. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, coached little league baseball, and was a loyal Cincinnati Bengal and Cleveland Indians fan. He also bowled in Lisbon’s Wednesday and Sunday night leagues for many years.

Survivors include his wife, the former Carol A. McDevitt, whom he married Feb. 27, 1965; a daughter, Tori Lynn (Jeffrey) Hoperich of Lisbon; a sister, Joann Candle; a sister-in-law, Dottie (Bob) Brown; and a brother-in-law, Butch (Jan) McDevitt, all of Lisbon; nephews, Rob (Dee) Brown Jr. (Josh and Chase), Scott (Tammy) Brown (Tyler and Trevor), Travis (Maria) Brown (Lexy, Haley, Riley, and Alyssa), Aaron McDevitt, Todd McDevitt and Michael (Jennifer) Smith; a niece, Mikki (Howard) Smith; great-nieces, Crista (Dan) Hutton (Kelsie and Katelyn), Rebecca (Chris) Bratt and Laura Smith; as well as his grand-puppies, Princess, Emily and Sasha.

He was preceded in death by a son, William Jeffrey Campsey.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 26, 2010, at the Lisbon First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Pam Gable officiating. Burial will be at Lisbon Cemetery.

Calling hours are today from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Weber Funeral Home, where a Lions Club service will be held at 1 p.m. and a Masonic service at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Columbiana County, P.O. Box 101, Salem, OH 44460.

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