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James R. "Jim" Campbell Sr.

July 12, 1932 — October 13, 2022


James R. "Jim" Campbell Sr.

Hastings resident James R. “Jim” Campbell Sr., 90, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2022, at The Kensington, Hastings, NE.   


Memorial Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, October 22, at Evangelical Free Church in Hastings with Pastor Matt Sass officiating. Military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will follow after the service at the church. There will be no burial at this time. Memorials may be given to Hastings Military Honor Guard or First United Methodist Church. The service will be live-streamed on Evangelical Free Church’s Website. To view the service, go to this link


Jim was born July 12, 1932, in Webster County, MO to Orie K. and Nelva (Hargus) Campbell. He graduated from Inavale High School in 1952. Jim served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. He married Dorcas Goldbeck on November 25, 1955 in Hastings, NE.


Jim worked as a welder and truck driver working for Hansen Builders, Picks Pack Haulers, and Kully Pipe & Steel. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and Meals On Wheels. Jim co-founded Boy Scout Troop #222.


Jim was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Lawrence Hansen; step-mother, Anne Campbell; and brother, Kenneth Campbell; brother-in-law, Rick Johnson



    Dorcas Campbell – Hastings, NE

Children & Spouses:                
    Larry & Linda Campbell – Greeley, CO
    Jim Jr. & Beth Campbell – Evans, CO
    Deb & Jay Reiners – Juniata, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses:        
    Cyndi & Alex Carton
    Melissa Moseman & significant other John Scheopner
    Laura & Cameron Meusch
    John Campbell
    Chris Campbell

    Michael Jones
    Meagan & Travis Nyhoff
    James Jones
    Elisha Reiners
    Jonathon Reiners


    Jo Johnson – Sutton, NE

    Shirley Campbell – Hastings, NE

Numerous Nieces & Nephews

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)


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