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William Roscoe "Champ" Champion

October 7, 1944 ~ June 5, 2020 (age 75)

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      William Roscoe “Champ” Champion, age 75, of Mooresboro, died Friday, June 5, 2020 at Willow Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

      William was born October 7, 1944 in Rutherford County to the late Roscoe Pinkney Champion and Julia Lovada Hood Champion. He worked in textiles most of his life and enjoyed gardening.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Poteat.

      Those left to cherish his memory includes sons, Billy Eugene Champion (Barbara Kay) of Forest City, William Christopher Champion (Janet) of Ellenboro and Timothy Rodrick Champion (Julie) of Gilkey; daughters, Glenda Diane Sheldon (Bernard) of Forest City and Mary Lovada Taylor (Ken) of Mooresboro; sister, Debra Hoyle (Roger) of Shiloh; brother, Donald Champion (Lisa) of Boiling Springs, SC; eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

      The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Ricky Poteat officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.


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June 7, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service

Funeral Service
June 7, 2020

3:00 PM
Harrelson Funeral Chapel (Forest City, NC, US Hwy 221A Forest City)

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