William Gary Champion, age 73, a resident of Bay Minette, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.
William was a hardworking man and loved to hunt, fish and spend time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Snow Champion Brizell and Linda Sue Champion.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joyce C. Champion of Bay Minette; children, William Lee Champion of Alexander City, Alabama, Deanna Darlene Champion of Bay Minette; sisters, Sue Whitty of Wilmer, Alabama, Shirley Moore of Duncansville, Alabama, Tommie Jean Loper of Mobile; brother, Bobby LeFoy Champion of Daphne; two grandchildren, William Shawn Champion, Joshua hunter Killcrease; nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.
A celebration of William's life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, Daphne.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion Post 188 in Bay Minette, Alabama.
Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 27409 U.S. Hwy. 98, Daphne, Alabama 36526, 251-625-2900, www.wolfefuneralhomes.com.