Paul Champion (1939 - 2019)

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Service Information
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St
Tell City, IN
47586
(812)-547-2511
Visitation
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St
Tell City, IN 47586
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Visitation
Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St
Tell City, IN 47586
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Funeral service
Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St
Tell City, IN 47586
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Obituary

TELL CITY – Paul Champion, 80, passed away at his home on Aug. 3, 2019.
He was born on June 10, 1939, son of the late Edward and Gertrude (Lauer) Champion. Paul married Janice Masterson on Nov. 30, 1957. Paul was vice president and plant manager of CanClay in Cannelton until he retired. He was a brilliant mechanic and engineer who loved his family, golf, motorcycles, his dog Latigo, and piddling in his workshop. He was a former member of the Perry County Motorcycle Club.
Paul is survived by his grandson Clay (Jill) Champion, brother Don Champion, sister in law Helen (Spud) Kleeman, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Proceeding him in death are his parents, wife Janice, son Shawn, and his brothers Richard and Eddie.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home with burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, Aug. 11, from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to services.
Memorial contributions to .
Condolences may be left online at zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.
Published in Perry County News on Aug. 12, 2019
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