James F. Campbell December 27, 2017 James "Soupy" Campbell (age 86) of Geddes passed away December 27, 2017 peacefully at Crouse Hospital. Soupy was retired from the Syracuse City Fire Department after 31 years and was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He graduated from Valley High School Class of '50. Soupy was a member of the Adelphi Club (50 + years) and original season ticket holder of Syracuse Crunch Hockey Team. Soupy was also a long-time member of the Valley Men's Club and was selected as their "Man of The Year" in 2012. He was predeceased by his wife Lorna in February.
James is survived by, his brothers Jerry (Marilyn), Mike (Sharon) and sister Peggy. His children James Jr. (Kathleen), John (Phyllis), Tom (Wendy), Tim (Sherrilee), Marty (Colleen), Mary Hanley (Paul) and Steve (Liz) and 20 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
The family of Soupy Campbell would like to Thank Dr. Manta, Dr. McMinn, and Dr. Alam as well as all of the nurses on 4 South Crouse for their excellent and compassionate care.
Services: Calling hours will be 4 to 7 pm, Friday January 5th 2018, at Tindall Funeral Home, 1921 W. Genesee St. with service following at 7pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Valley Men's Club 110 Academy St. Syracuse, NY 13207.