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J. Patrick 'Moon' Campbell

November 24, 2019

J Patrick CampbellJ. Patrick "Moon" Campbell, 66, of Chaumont passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Samaritan Medical Center.

He was born in Watertown on April 1, 1953, son of James G. and Mary P. Paul Campbell, Jr. He was a 1972 graduate of Watertown High School and received certification from the Massachusetts School for Groundskeeping. On April 8, 1978 he married Debbie Pooler in the chapel at First Presbyterian Church, Watertown.

Pat worked as a groundskeeper for Willowbrook Golf Club. He began his career for National Grid in 1982. He served in the gas department and retired in 2015 as a service representative. He was a member of the NRA and The Boyd Street Bombers. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, boating, and most recently his retirement time on the lake.

Along with his wife, Debbie, Pat is survived by his three daughters, Rachel Closs and husband Anthony, Brownville, Michelle Pettit and husband Paul, Mexico, and Jennifer Campbell, Watertown; two grandchildren, Dean Patrick Pettit and Haylie Ann Collins; three siblings, John J. Stocker and wife Mary, Sackets Harbor, Connie Griffith and husband Rick, New Hartford, and Kelley Campbell and wife Stephanie, Watertown; two brothers-in-law, Bob Pooler and wife Donna, The Villages, FL and Bernie Pooler, Belafonte, PA; one aunt, three nieces, one nephew, and numerous wonderful cousins. He was predeceased by his father, James and his mother, Mary Stocker Campbell Maurer.

A memorial service will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Tuesday, December 3, at 11 AM. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pat's name may be made to either Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, E. Syracuse, NY 13057. Online condolences to his family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#21 Dan Dupee SR. 2019-11-30 10:22
I'm so sorry for your loss. Pat and I started together at Niagara Mohawk and worked together. He was a great guy, always smiling, joking around and a hard worker. We have Pat in our thoughts and prayers.
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#20 Jim Jerome 2019-11-29 08:30
Debbie & family, We couldn't be any sadder over hearing about the loss of your Pat. Fondly recalling good times and better days from long ago with your good man. May the Lord bring you peace as Pat lives on in many hearts. May God Bless All ! Jim Jerome
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#19 Tim and Pam Clement 2019-11-28 08:39
We are so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. He was a genuinly wonderful person who made everyone feel that he cherished your friendship when you were with him. Those that knew him will always remember his light hearted easy nature. He will be missed.
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#18 Mark King 2019-11-27 15:58
Debbie, I am so very sorry for your loss. I pray you find comfort in the family and memories that you created together through the years. May God's light shine on Pat, you and your family. Always and forever.
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#17 Margaret Canale 2019-11-27 15:29
Debbie and family I am so sorry to see that pat has passed my prayers and thoughts are with you all. He was always so nice to me when we saw each other his big smile and warm hug. May he rest in peace
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#16 Cathy Harding Coty 2019-11-27 12:24
Debbie and family,
My deepest condolences are being sent to you. Cherish all of your wonderful memories as they last forever.
Cathy Harding Coty, Ocala FL
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#15 Rich Schneider 2019-11-27 11:27
Deb and family, I was saddened to learn Pat has passed. Will always remember him as one of the Good guys and I appreciate the memories he provided of “back in the day”. Stay strong.
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#14 Peter L. Decker 2019-11-27 10:25
A sad day for all that were lucky to know Pat and to call a friend. He will be missed.The laughter,the smile and his caring nature will always be in our remembrance of him. A good man.Condolences to his family .
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#13 Bob Morgia 2019-11-27 09:11
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Campbell family. "Moon" was a hreat friend with a fabulous personality. I will always remember his smile. Please take with you the many great times we all shared with him. RIP my friend. You will be missed
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#12 Barry Kukowski 2019-11-27 08:52
I am very sorry to hear of Pat's passing. We had many great times working together at Niagara Mohawk.
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