He is survived by his wife Terri; mother Suzanne Sander; mother-in-law Judy Lenke; and aunts: Katheryn Short, Peggy Newlin, and Ruth Knowles.
He is also survived by his buddy, Bear dog.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Campbell and fathers-in-law Jim Lenke and Bryan Cosgriff; and his grandparents Paul and Lillian Beringer.
He graduated from Shadle Park High School.
John worked for the Spokesman-Review and Software Spectrum.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 2-8pm.
A Funeral service will be Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 11:00am at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, 5100 W. Wellesley, Spokane, WA.
Interment at Fairmount Memorial Park.
Memorial Contributions may be made to SpokAnimal, 710 N Napa St, Spokane WA 99202.