Johnny P Champion, 73, of Dumas, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 o’clock in the morning on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Dumas Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 6 o’clock in the evening on Thursday at Morrison Memorial Chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Johnny was born on January 18, 1944 in San Juan, TX to Jimmy and Juanita (Perez) Champion. He moved to Dumas where lived for the last 54 years. Johnny enjoyed farming, the outdoors and fishing. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Johnny was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and will be missed by all who knew him.
Johnny was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Jimmy, Alejandro and Cleto; one sister: Nene.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Amelia, of the home; sons: Danny Castillo and Ronnie Castillo, both of Dumas; daughters: Cecilia Guerrero and husband Jose of Dumas, Melissa Champion of Amarillo and Tammy Champion of Dumas; four grandchildren: Alex Guerrero, Aliya Castillo, Omar Castillo and Evan Sepulveda; two sisters: Aurora Sanchez and husband Pio and Janie Champion; one brother: Beto Champion.; several nieces, nephews and other extended family members.
I only knew Mr. Champion for about 4 Hours in 1972 . What you told me lasted me all my life THANK YOU To the family he was a great man I am sorry for your loss . from a Vietnam vet.
David B Kellaway Sr.N.Wilkesboro, NC
My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, Ronnie and Danny I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God will hear your prayers and give you peace.
Rosa Ramirez Dell RosaHouston, TX
Champion Family. I was saddened when I heard about Johnny. He and my father "Charlie" were great friends. Johnny will be greatly missed by many.
Dustin Charles CowleyAmarillo, TX
Praying for the family during this time .
JoAnn Yolanda Guevara
JoAnn Yolanda GuevaraAmarillo, TX
Tio you will be miss and now I know you are pain free, Tia am a phone call away and I well still call you and have the family in my prayer, I send you a big hug and kiss to you all, love Lanora/ Noe
Lanora/ NoeSan Marcos, TX
Please accept my sincere condolences over the loss of your loved one, Johnny. As you face the days ahead may you find comfort with God's promise found at John 5:28, 29
Rebecca GalavizAustin, TX
Will be missed dearly my condolences to amelia melissa tammy cissy danny n ronnie n the rest of the family. Prayers to all the family to help all of you through this difficult time. Love you all emma
Emma championAlamo, TX
Johnny you will be missed I learned so much about being a man from you. I cannot begin to express or explain how much of a impact you had on my life. You helped me to grow up. I will miss knowing you are here. You are a person a man who will never be forgotten as long as I’m able to tell the stories of who you were. See you one day tio. Love.
Ruben Champion and familyEdinburg, TX
Ramon and me are very sorry for your loss,may he rest in peace. God Bless your family, you will be in our prayers.
Elizabeth HernandezCactus, TX