PATTEN - Ronald Campbell Jr., 80, died peacefully at his childhood farm in Patten, with his devoted wife and loving family by his side. He was born in Patten, Maine on January 16, 1935 to Ronald and Winnifred Campbell. Ronnie was a graduate of Patten Academy in 1953. He had a successful career and lived a full life doing it his way driving his trucks over 4 million miles. Ronnie was a member of the Anah Temple Shriners for many years and he was an avid snowmobile racer in his youth.
Ronnie is survived by his wife Deborah Campbell and his three sons: Michael Campbell and his wife Kay, David Campbell and his wife Maggie, and Ronald Campbell III and his wife Rachel, and their mother Mary Campbell. He also leaves behind two step children: Dusty Leigh and her partner Adam and Nathan Leigh and his wife Leanne. Ronnie was blessed by his grandchildren David Jr., Jason, Morgan, Jesse, Makayla, Madison, Bailey, Cody, Evan, Jasmine, Cypherea, and Lexi. His legacy includes seven great grandchildren and a plethora of nieces and nephews. Ronnie is also lovingly remembered by his sisters, Pauline Withee and Carol Cole and her husband Gregory. Ronald is predeceased by his brother, Edmund Campbell, and sisters; Helen Ballard and Louise Jones.
A special thanks to Carol, Greg, Eryn, Rich, Cathy, Cappy, Julie, Debbie, Betti Jo, James and Danielle. A lasting kiss from Uncle Ronnie to Emma & Conor for a wonderful summer!
Open house will be held at "The Farm", 405 Frenchville Road in Patten from 1-4 pm on Saturday, December 12th, with a celebration of Ronnie's life at 3 pm.