Friday, January 27, 2012

Former board member Ralph Campbell dies at age of 78; services Saturday

Former New Richmond Board of Education member Ralph Campbell died Tuesday January 24, 2012 at the age of 78.

Visitation, E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, 177 W. Main Street, Amelia on Friday from 5-8p.m. OES services at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 1177 W. Ohio Pike, Amelia on Saturday January 28 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Jackson, KY.

"We are so thankful for his service to our students, schools, and community," said New Richmond superintendent of schools Adam Bird. "Mr. Campbell served the NR community 8 years as a faithful representative to the school district. On behalf of the NR Board of Education, I would like to send our condolences to his family."

"Mr. Campbell and his wife Joyce have also given many thousands of dollars in scholarships to NRHS students in memory of their son, Kevin Allen Campbell," Bird added.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, 200 W. Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Please indicate in memory of Kevin Allen Campbell Memorial Scholarship Fund).