The Reverend Champion Benjamin Goldy, Sr.
AGE: 99 • Longtime Haddonfield Resident
On November 7, 2016, Beloved husband of Evelyn Toler Goldy and the late Audrey (Nee Holler); Loving father of A. Susan Goldy of Mechanicsburg, PA and Champion, Jr. of W. Deptford, NJ; Cherished grandfather of Caitlin Quattrocchi and Dear brother of Grace Goldy of Monroe, NC. Pre-deceased by his first wife and the mother of his children, Audrey (nee Holler).
Champ was a dedicated minister whose trust in his Faith served him, his family, congregations and others well for many decades. He began as the minister for Adelphia Church, then served the New Gretna Circuit in the SJ Conference, Asbury Park, Oakhurst, Palmyra, Pitman, East Brunswick, Haddonfield United Methodist Church and Embury Methodist Church. He was also District Superintendent of the Camden, Metro district serving Audubon & Moorestown. Additionally, Champ was well known for being a "Champ". He participated for nearly 30 years at the Penn Relays and other competitions in numerous track and field events including the 100, 200 and 400 runs, javelin, discus and shot put. Champ was still active as a Minister and an athlete until a few months ago.
Champ's family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 19th, 9:30-10:45 in Felten Parlor, at the Haddonfield United Methodist Church 29 Warwick Rd., Haddonfield, NJ where his service will follow at 11 AM in the sanctuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Champ may be made to the United Methodist Communities Fndn., 3311 State Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753 or the Rita & Harry Greenberger Fndn., Inc., PO Box 340, Ocean View, DE 19970.