John Richard “Johnny” Champion Sr.


John Richard “Johnny” Champion Sr.

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Aug 2005 (aged 61)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial Wakulla County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 38121435 View Source

h/o Deborah M. Champion, they were married 9 Nov 1998.

John Richard Champion was a Sgt in the US Marine Corps.

Mr. Champion, 61, died Sunday, August 28, 2005 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Funeral service is 11 AM Thursday, September 1, at the Harvey-Young Funeral Home in Crawfordville, FL. Interment will be in Aaran Annex Cemetery.

Mr. Champion was born in Chicago, IL, and was a resident of Crawfordville since moving from North Carolina in 1985. He was a mobile mechanic.

He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12.

Mr. Champion was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife of 7 years, Deborah Champion; son, John R. Champion, Jr.; stepsons, Christopher C. Morris and Timothy L. Morris; daughters, Leslie Champion and Celeste Edwards; five grandchildren; and a host of other family members.

Mr. Champion is preceded in death by a brother, Charles Champion.

Memorials may be made to the U.S. Coast Guard Aux. Flotilla 12.

Harvey-Young Funeral Home of Crawfordville, FL is assisting the family.

Charlotte Observer, The (NC) - Thursday, September 1, 2005

This obituary was added by request of Mr. Champion's family.

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