Joe Champouillon
1951 - 2021
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Memorial service for Joe Champouillon, age 70, of Muleshoe, Texas, is scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 24, 2021, at First Baptist Church in Muleshoe with Dr. Stacy Conner of Muleshoe and Alan McAlister of Abilene, Texas officiating. Private family burial will be in Melrose Cemetery in Melrose, New Mexico. The family will receive guests from 5:00 PM, until 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Ellis Funeral Home in Muleshoe. Joe died Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Muleshoe.
He was born January 30, 1951, in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina to Joseph Charles and Margaret Juanita (Keene) Champouillon. He married Rhonda Jones in Clovis, New Mexico on August 15, 1992.
Joe served in the U.S. Marines Corp. during the Vietnam War. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas for 39 years. Joe served many families in Eastern New Mexico and Texas, finishing his career with Ellis Funeral Home in Muleshoe. He enjoyed singing in the choir at First Baptist Church in Muleshoe, where he was also a member. Joe is preceded in death by his parents.
Joe is survived by his wife, Rhonda; his son, Philip Champouillon of Winnemucca, Nevada; his daughter, Sarah Champouillon of Clovis, New Mexico; and his brother, Mike Champouillon of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Online condolences may be made at www.ellisfuneralhomes.com.

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Published in Eastern New Mexico News from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2021.
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May 25, 2021
Rhonda; I am very saddened to learn about Joe. I am so sorry, I had a great conversation with him at my cousins service . May the Lord be with you and your family. God bless you. Bill and Cathe
William H Hill
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April 23, 2021
Got to visit with Joe and Rhonda at our 50th reunion in 2019. Joe and I bonded at track practice in 1966 when we got into a fist fight for some unknown reason. We would always laugh about it when we saw each other. The world lost a great man. He is now singing in God’s heavenly choir.
Buzz Jensen
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April 21, 2021
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April 20, 2021
Rhonda,
May God bless and comfort you and your family during this very difficult time. Our prayers are with you.
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