7/13/15 — Rudy Wayne Champion

Rudy Wayne Champion passed away on July 11, 2015 at his home in Hillsboro, Tennessee.

“Big Rudy”, as he was fondly known by everyone, was a self-employed Meat Cutter/Butcher for 30 years.

He was born in Franklin County, Tennessee to his parents, the late Charles Russell Champion and Argie Maude Fears Champion. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Bernice Geneva Champion and brothers, Marshall Howard Champion and Douglas Parker Champion.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Bernice Leoma Payne Champion of Hillsboro, Tenn.; sons, Rudy Champion, Jr. and his wife Belinda of Hillsboro, Tenn. and Charlie Champion and his wife Tracey of Hillsboro, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Brandon Champion of Estill Springs, Tenn., Hunter Champion, Dalton Champion and Dillon Champion all of Hillsboro, Tenn.; two great-flower26grandchildren, Andrew Champion and Noah Champion; two sisters, Nina M. Payne and Mary C. Garland; one brother, Johnny B. Champion and his wife Elsie; and a host of extended family members and friends.


Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, Tennessee


Monday, July 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Central Funeral Home


Johnny B. Champion


Rose Hill Memorial Gardens

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN in Charge of Arrangements