John William Campbell

July 17, 1945May 11, 2019

John Campbell, 73, long time resident and noted attorney from Marion, Indiana passed away peacefully, with loving family at his bedside on May 11, 2019 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. John was born on July 17, 1945 in Marion, Indiana to Charles Campbell and Vesta Stevens who proceeded him in death, and also an infant sister. John graduated from Marion High School, received his bachelors degree from Ball State University and his law degree from Indiana University School of Law. He also was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.

John practiced law for over 35 years in Marion, before retiring to St. Pete Beach, Florida in 2003. He was a partner for many years in the law firm of Biddinger and Johnson in Marion. For 20 plus years, John served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney of the Child Support Division in Grant County, Indiana. John was respected and loved by many in the Indiana child support community, for his dedicated work for children. In addition, he served as city attorney under two administrations in Marion. After his retirement he helped Veterans to receive their benefits.

As a teenager, John was awarded his Eagle Scout ranking in the Boy Scouts. He was a member of the Grant Bar Association, the Columbia Club, in Indianapolis, an active member of the Republican party of Grant County and State of Indiana and served as a delegate to the state Republican Convention on numerous occasions. He was a past member of the Marion Jaycees, a member of the American Legion, Aero Club, Moose Lodge and Amvets . And supported many other service groups throughout his lifetime. John enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and his dogs.

He is survived by his loving wife Juanita and two stepdaughters, Tonya Cline Borders-Loveless (Patrick), and Debra Cline-Jenkins (Glen), grandsons Joshua S. Borders, and Cody A. Borders (Logan). Two step grandchildren Chad Jenkins and Zach Jenkins (Cassie) and eight great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be on June 8, 2019 in St. Pete Beach, Fla. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared at


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Reid Barton

May 20, 2019

Juanita I am so sorry for your loss. John was a great and caring man and will be greatly missed.
My prayers are with you through this most difficult time.
Reid Barton

Dave & Linda Brown

May 18, 2019

Juanita and Family,

We were very sadden to hear the news of John's passing. Our prayers and love are with all of you. John was an outstanding person and good friend.

Dave & Linda

Willie & Debbie Campbell

May 18, 2019

Dear Juanita and Family: You have our deepest sympathy in your loss. I've known John my whole life, we grew up together and he was my good friend. If there is anything at all that we can do for you, please do not hesitate to let us know. Take care...…….Willie and Debbie

Pat and Don Kearney

May 17, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss Juanita, John was such a good man. Prayers to you and the family. Don and Pat

Ken and Maria Wroblewski

May 16, 2019


Maria and I were saddened by the news of John's passing. We have great memories of the gazebo parties at the Sunrise in the early years, especially the one that ended up in my dad's parking space under the building due to rain. John's contributions to the board and the Sunrise were many and he was instrumental in ensuring that the Sunrise and its owners were successful. We will keep you and your family in our prayers and trust that you will let us know if there is anything we can do to help you through this difficult time.


Ken and Maria

Audrey And harry Tonet

May 15, 2019

Our thoughts are with you Juanita so very sorry to hear about your loss.will always cherish our wonderful memories and good times we had together.God bless Audrey and Harry.

Rick Holmes

May 15, 2019

We send our kindest regards to Juanita and John,s family.
He will be missed by all. We think of John for his friendly face and kind manerism.
He was always so pleasant to talk with, such a great man!
Rick & Greta Holmes
Sunrise 206
( Port Hope , Ontario Canada)

Jennifer DeBoy

May 15, 2019


You have been on my heart and in my prayers. I am deeply saddened by your loss. I know how much you loved him and he adored you. I am so thankful for my time spent with you and John in Child Support Office. John was always so kind (and ornery), supportive and encouraging to me. You are both dear friends of mine. I'll keep you in my prayers and I will plan a trip to visit soon. I'm glad that I was able to see John and visit last spring.

Love ya! I'm always just a call away.

Gary & Sue Campbell

May 15, 2019

We are so very sad to hear of John’s passing. Both you and John have always been very kind and welcoming to us. We are thinking of John now and remembering the visit we all had to the revolving restaurant, the drinks and laughs we had at Salty Rim, sharing Thanksgiving with you in your home and of course all the fun and laughter we’ve shared over the years at Woody’s. John will be so very missed by us. Our thoughts are with you Juanita. Much love.

Rita & Mike Bereznak

May 14, 2019

Juanita & family, our hearts go out to all of you in the loss of John. You and John were such nice friends to Mike prior to him meeting me and have extended that same friendship, kindness & generous celebration invitations to me since. John will be truly missed.
Love Mike & Rita