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William J. Champion

August 6, 1926 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 95)


William John Champion, 95 of Cabot, PA  passed away on  September 22, 2021 at the Butler Memorial Hospital. 
 Born August 6, 1926 in Metamora, OH, he was the son of William John Champion, Sr.  and Flossie Davenport Champion
Bill served in the US Navy Band During WWII. He was a Music Professor for Buffalo State College.  He was active in church and community for many years.
 Surviving are wife, Martha F. Close Champion, whom he married April 14, 1957, two sons Christopher T. (Cindy) Champion of Frederick, MD and David R. (Janice) Champion of Slippery Rock, PA,his sister, Laura L. Lee of Clyde, OH, 4 grandchildren, Jonathon and Michael Champion, Kevin (Lisa) Wissinger, Laura (Andrew) Lansberry,  7 great-grandchildren,  Ava, Ella, Owen, Dylan, Austin, Olivia and Lucy.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Clare Champion 
 Friends will be received on Monday, September 27, 2021, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home in Hicksville, OH
 Services will be held on Monday, September 27, 2021, 2:00 pm at the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home   Hicksville, OH.
 Interment will follow in Forest Home Cemetery.
 Memorial donations may be made to the Elma United Methodist Church    2991 Bowen Road  Elma, NY  14059

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