Mr. Ben Champion was born on February 20th, 1933, In Scott County to the late Mr. Wesley "Mann" Champion and the late Mrs. Julie Swagger Champion. "Ben" as he was affectionately known was educated in the Scott and Madison County Public Schools. Peacefully on January 24, 2019, Ben answered the call and transitioned from his earthly home.
Ben was a loving hard working witty family man that brought joy and laughter to all those who shared his presence. Later in life, Ben became employed by B.C Rogers processing plant in Morton, MS where he was well known by many for driving the transportation bus. He remained there over 30 plus years until his health began to fail and he shortly entered into retirement
Visitation hours will be from 12-7 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019, at Peoples Funeral Home, located at 886 N. Farish Street - Jackson, MS
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at Whites Chapel located at 3649 Fontaine Ave - Jackson, MS. Interment will follow at Autumn Woods Cemetery - Jackson, MS 39209
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