CHAMPION, James Ellis "Jim", 73 of Plant City, passed away on April 27, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 27, 1939 in Lakeland to the late Ellis Champion and Lucille (Smith) Cannon. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Sue, a large loving family and a multitude of friends. A celebration of his life service was held Thursday May 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 402 W. English Street, Plant City, FL 33563. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Trinity United Methodist Church in his name.