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Paul Champion

June 10, 1939 ~ August 3, 2019 (age 80)


Loren Paul Champion, 80 passed away at his home on August 3, 2019.

He was born on June 10, 1939, son of the late Edward and Gertrude (Lauer) Champion. Paul married Janice Masterson on November 30, 1957. Paul was Vice President and plant manager of CanClay in Cannelton, Indiana 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 August 12th at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home with burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday August 11th from 12-6pm and Monday August 12th from 9-11am prior to services.

Memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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August 4, 2019

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Funeral Service
August 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

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