May 07 1944 June 28 2019
Charles’ Obituary Charles James Champion of Hiawassee,Ga passed away peacefully in his home Friday June 28th at the age of 75 after a battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family, as God took his hand and led him home. Charles was Preceded in death by his Son Franklin Champion, Father James “Shorty” Champion and Mother Bonnie Champion. Charles was born on May 7th 1944 in Jasper, GA. The family moved to Hiawassee in the mid 50’s and resided on Owl Creek. He worked in paint and body shops for most of his life, fixing up cars and making many friends and memories along the way. Charles was known for his love of Volkswagen Bugs, he fixed up many over the years. His latest and last project was a Volkswagen Trike that he built from the ground up with his two hands, he sure was proud of it. He was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone that was in need. He enjoyed his retired life with his wife, whether it be going to thrift stores or just riding around doing nothing together. He loved being around his daughter Michele and cracking jokes together. Charles enjoyed having cookouts with his family, his granddaughter (Natasha) & grandson in-law (Joey’s) cooking and conversations. He loved spending time with his great grandchildren and spoiling them. They were the light of his life. Charles always loved to tell a great story and he had plenty of them to tell. He was a one of a kind man, he will be missed dearly. Thank you for all the memories that We Will all Cherish Forever. Go Rest High On That Mountain Charles is Survived by his loving wife of 53yrs Genievieve Champion, Daughter Michele Shelton of Hiawassee, GA. Grandchildren Natasha & Joey Davis of Hiawassee, GA. Emma Champion & Bryce Champion of Hayesville, NC. Great GrandChildren Mason Davis & Katie Davis of Hiawassee, GA. As well as several life long friends. The Family would also like to give thanks and appreciation to Homestead Hospice and his wonderful nurse Angelia Matheson. Mountain View Funeral Home, Charles Long and all the staff for being so supportive and helpful. As well as all the friends and family that were there for them during this difficult time. A memorial service will be held at Lower Hightower Baptist Church at 6pm on July 6 This will be a celebration of Charles’ life, all friends and family please join us in doing so. In lieu of flowers- Donations may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital in his honor. Obituary Written by Charles’ Granddaughter: Natasha Davis Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Charles James Champion May 07 1944 June 28 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Blairsville, state: Georgia