Arthur
Arthur Robert Campbell Art Campbell, age 95 and a resident of Redondo Beach for over 50 years, passed away at his home from cancer on September 7. Art was born in Dyer, Arkansas on September 2, 1912. His parents Ella Arbuckle Boyle and Claude Campbell predecease him. Before he settled in California, he played semi-pro ball in South Dakota as a pitcher and center fielder. He became involved with Central Redondo Little League in 1980, and acted as a Coach, Manager, Purchasing Agent and Field and Equipment Manager at the Perry Park baseball field. In 1988 at the age of 76 he was honored by the city of Redondo Beach with a proclamation naming the baseball field at Perry Park "Art Campbell Field." Mayor Barbara Doerr also named October 2, 1988 ART CAMPBELL DAY. Art continued in his volunteer position for several more years. After retiring from Tierney Metals at age 68, Art continued to pursue his two favorite hobbies. He hunted wild game birds in Yuma, Arizona, Tulelake, California, Regina, Canada, Oregon and Texas into his 90’s. Art is survived by his wife of 68 years Agnes (Bock). Son, David Campbell and his wife Margaret and grandson Glenn and granddaughter Kristie Campbell and great grandson Chaz Baragiola. Son Jeff Campbell and wife Chris and grandson Jeffrey and granddaughter Angela (Steve) Ellard. Daughter Melinda (Ralph) Turkolu and granddaughters Lisa Kyle and Jessica (Dennis) Walker. Daughter Stephanie (Bill) Harper and granddaughters, Niki Harper and Stephanie Harper Jr. A Memorial service will be held at Pacific Crest Cemetery Cahpel in Redondo Beach on Tuesday, September 18th at 2:00PM.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Art he in my opinion was the best friend to Little League and that means every kid that puts that uniform on. Art God bless you for all your years and it was a priviledge to know and coach against you. Keep the fields in heaven green for us when it will be our turn to play ball. Manny Vasquez Mark Vasquez

  2. My family and I are saddened by the news of Art’s passing, But I am able to look back on all the wonderful times we had together teaching kids the game of Baseball which you loved so much. I am a better person and my boys are better young men because of you. Thanks Art…………Jose, Karen, Michael and Robert Cuervo

  3. You taught me and others the game of baseball and the passion you had for the game carried over to all of us. You will be missed, but never forgotten.

  4. We are so deeply saddened by the loss of such a wonderful, dedicated, charming man. He loved and cherished baseball and with this love taught so many boys and girls the spirit of “teamwork”. My boys have grown up to become outstanding men and it is because of having such an incredible man such as Art being a major influence in their young lives. We will never forget him in his blue overalls and those beautiful piercing blue eyes….. We are so honored to have known him. Rest in peace Art. We will always remember you. Rebecca Zamboni-Olsen, Redondo Beach, Dustin Zamboni, El Mirage, Az, Adam Zamboni, San Diego, Ca

  5. Dear Campbell Family, You must be so proud of all that Art did for the kids in Redondo. My son Jon played in the Central Redondo Little League for 9 years and I served as team Mom quite a few times. Art’s name was just synonymous with Little League for us. The kids grow up and everything changes, but one thing remained a constant – Art at the park. It will be different not seeing him at the park this spring. I am sorry for your loss. With Deepest Sympathy, The Petrucci Family

  6. It is with sadness to learn the Passing of Art Campbell. My Family and I have many fond memories of coaching the Expo’s team with Art at Central Redondo Little League. Art gave his all to the sport and to teach kid about baseball. I know that at this moment he is coaching his own team of young Angels to the Little League World Series of Heaven. Thank You Art for all the memories, you will be missed but never forgotten. And Art “yes we’re still in the game” The Navarro Family Dan, Gloria & Danny

  7. It is with sadness to learn the Passing of Art Campbell. My Family and I have many fond memories of coaching the Expo’s team with Art at Central Redondo Little League. Art gave his all to the sport and to teach kid about baseball. I know that at this moment he is coaching his own team of young Angels to the Little League World Series of Heaven. Thank You Art for all the memories, you will be missed but never forgotten. And Art “yes we’re still in the game”. With our Deepest Symphathy to the Campbell Family. The Navarro Family Dan, Gloria & Danny

  8. How fortunate you all are to have been with your father all these years, and especially the loving care that you bestowed upon him these past few weeks. What a legacy to leave. Diana Cauble and Family

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