A Boone County High School graduate and Florence resident was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan. Anthony Campbell was on reserve duty for the Air Force reserve. Mr. Campbell was a 1992 graduate of Boone County High School. Anthony Campbell was also a Cincinnati Police Officer. Officer Campbell leaves behind his wife, Emily, a stepson Devin, and children Jordan, 7, and Ryker, 2.
Plans are already being made to honor him and to add Anthony Campbell's name to the War on Terror monument at the Veterans Memorial of Boone County. Officer Campbell will join Conner High School graduate Christopher T. Warndorf on the War on Terror monument. Warndorf gave the ultimate sacrifice to his country in August of 2006.
Please join with everyone in the Florence and Boone County communities in praying for this family who is grieving the loss of a true American hero who gave his life protecting all of us.
You will find more information about Anthony Campbell here.