Ralph Raymond "Ray" Campbell, Jr., 81, of 945 Border Avenue, Ellwood City passed away in his residence under the compassionate care of Gateway Hospice. Born on May 24, 1932 in Ellwood City, Ray was the son of the late Ralph Raymond and Viola Coryea Campbell. He was a 1950 graduate of Lincoln High School and a 1966 graduate of Geneva College where he received a degree in business administration. Ray also served in the US Army. He worked as a district manager for 25 years for the W. T. Grant Co. and then later for Fishers Big Wheel as a director of operations. Ray owned and operated Duffy's Countryside and Northside Cafe for 10 years. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ellwood City where he served for many years on council. Ray was a past exalted ruler of the Elks Club, member of the Saxon Club and member of the Ellwood Rotary Club where he served as their festival booth chairman for 18 years. He also attended Challenges Senior Center. Ray is survived by a nephew and his wife, Tarquin and Sue Kolch of Wayne Township. The family would like to thank Gateway Hospice, especially Heather, Becky and Sara, for thier caring and kindness. As per his wishes, there will be no visiation or service. Burial will take place in Slippery Rock Church Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport. Memorial contributions can be made in Ray's name to the Ellwood City Area Public Library.
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