In memory of
Ronald "Rj" Champion
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In memory of
Ronald "Rj" Champion
Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion Evansville, IN Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion, 61, departed this life at Deaconess Midtown Hospital on Saturday, December 1, 2018. He was born on February 17, 1957 in Gary, Indiana to Mabel Lee (Boyd) Champion and Jimmie Lee Champion. He married Brigitte Purcell on December 24, 1982 and they raised two beautiful daughters, Marissa Renee and Kamilah Allyn. He was blessed to achieve his dream of establishing his own business, Champion Business and Tax Consulting, now known as Champion Computer Service which has been in operation for 30 years. He also provided accounting and bookkeeping services for small business owners and prepared taxes. As a member of Nazarene Missionary Baptist Church, he served as a deacon and associate minister until he accepted the call as pastor at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Evansville, IN. "Champ", as he was affectionately called by some, enjoyed watching sports and was an avid reader. He enjoyed maintaining social ties with his Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers and high school and college friends. He was especially proud of the "Champion" name and cherished memories of growing up within a strong, influential family. Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion was preceded in death by his mother, Mabel and his father, Jimmie; a sister, Shelia Champion, and two brothers, Michael and James "Steve" Champion. Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion is survived by his life companion, Brigitte; two loving daughters, Marissa Renee of Bloomington, Indiana and Kamilah Allyn of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Stephanie Champion of Oxford, Indiana and Kimberly and Sharon Champion both of Gary, Indiana; two very special friends, Shirley Mabrey of Henderson, Kentucky and Vicky Kimbrew of Evansville, Indiana; and many relatives, loved ones, and friends. Funeral will be Friday at First Ebenezer Baptist Church at 11:00a.m. with visitation Thursday 4 to 6pm at the church. Osborne has been entrusted with final care.
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In memory of
Ronald "Rj" Champion
Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion Evansville, IN Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion, 61, departed this life at Deaconess Midtown Hospital on Saturday, December 1, 2018. He was born on February 17, 1957 in Gary, Indiana to Mabel Lee (Boyd) Champion and Jimmie Lee Champion. He married Brigitte Purcell on December 24, 1982 and they raised two beautiful daughters, Marissa Renee and Kamilah Allyn. He was blessed to achieve his dream of establishing his own business, Champion Business and Tax Consulting, now known as Champion Computer Service which has been in operation for 30 years. He also provided accounting and bookkeeping services for small business owners and prepared taxes. As a member of Nazarene Missionary Baptist Church, he served as a deacon and associate minister until he accepted the call as pastor at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Evansville, IN. "Champ", as he was affectionately called by some, enjoyed watching sports and was an avid reader. He enjoyed maintaining social ties with his Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers and high school and college friends. He was especially proud of the "Champion" name and cherished memories of growing up within a strong, influential family. Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion was preceded in death by his mother, Mabel and his father, Jimmie; a sister, Shelia Champion, and two brothers, Michael and James "Steve" Champion. Rev. Ronald "RJ" Champion is survived by his life companion, Brigitte; two loving daughters, Marissa Renee of Bloomington, Indiana and Kamilah Allyn of Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Stephanie Champion of Oxford, Indiana and Kimberly and Sharon Champion both of Gary, Indiana; two very special friends, Shirley Mabrey of Henderson, Kentucky and Vicky Kimbrew of Evansville, Indiana; and many relatives, loved ones, and friends. Funeral will be Friday at First Ebenezer Baptist Church at 11:00a.m. with visitation Thursday 4 to 6pm at the church. Osborne has been entrusted with final care.
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