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Perry Joedean Champion

October 27, 1942 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 79)


Perry Joedean Champion

Perry Joedean Champion, 79, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on November 20, 2021 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, NC. He was born in Rutherford County, NC, son of the late Fred and Lalar Mae Bradley Champion and was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Phyllis Bumgardner Champion. He was also preceded in death by a his brother, Ernest "Champ" Champion and a sister, Evelyn Champion. Perry was a member of First Baptist Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He retired from Pepsi as the warehouse manager after many years of service in the beverage industry. Perry was an avid sports fan and loved the Duke Blue Devils. He enjoyed listening to and singing gospel music and spending time with his family and many friends.

SURVIVORS: Daughter: DeDe Doyle and husband Jim, Valdosta, GA
Grandchildren: Nicholas and Ellie Doyle, Valdosta, GA
Sister: Joy Lorene Champion Cain, Kings Mountain, NC
Nephew: Terry Wallace Cain, Shelby


MEMORIAL SERVICE: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Reverend Dr. John Sloan officiating

VISITATION: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM prior to the service in the parlor of Harris Funeral Home 

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November 24, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

November 24, 2021

11:00 AM
Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel

Kings Mountain, NC

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