Ronnie L. Champion

Published 2:31 pm Thursday, September 1, 2022

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Mr. Ronnie Lamar Champion, 75, passed away on Wed., Aug. 31, 2022 at his home in Atmore surrounded by family at his bedside.

He is preceded in death by his father, Barney Ben Champion; and one granddaughter, Laura Cost.

He is survived by his mother, Eunice Collins Champion, of Milton, Fla.; his loving wife of 52 years, Carolyn Champion, of Atmore; one son, Derek (Tammy) Champion, of Sacramento, Calif.; one daughter, Deidre Champion (Jimmy) Peck, of Pace, Fla.; two brothers, Dennis (Patricia) Champion, of Kennesaw, Ga. and Stanley Champion, of Milton; eight grandchildren, Hunter (Alyssa) Hughes, of Pace, Brittany Godwin, of Pace, Madilynn Peck, of Pace, Ryan Peck, of Pace, Courtney McGrath, of Sacramento; Whitney (Cory) Batterson, of Robertsdale and Hayden Champion, of Robertsdale; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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A funeral service will be held on Wed., Sept. 7, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Pine Level Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Kennedy officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Level Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Sept. 7, 2022 from 10:15 a.m. until service time at Pine Level Baptist Church.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC is in charge of all arrangements.