Whitesburg KY

Kenneth Champion buried at Hindman

Kenneth Elwood Champion, 52, of Leburn, died September 5 at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center in Lexington.

Born at McRoberts, he was a son of Geraldine Pratt Champion and the late Elwood Champion. He was married to the late Daphne Champion, and was a brother-inlaw of the late Shelby Slone.

Funeral services were held September 9 in Hindman. Burial was in the Mountain Memory Gardens at Hindman.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his fiancee, Donna Cornett Thomas; a son, Kenneth Gregory Champion; a daughter, Crystal Dawn Slone Compton; Dustin and Travis Thomas; a brother, Phillip Gregory Champion and wife Linda; two sisters, Gerry Lea Slone and Debra Kaye Moore and husband Jerald; two grandchildren, Whitney Beverly and Nicholas Beverly; nieces and nephews, Debra Ann Stephens and husband Mark, David Michael Slone and wife April, Earl Moore III, James Phillip Slone and wife Rhonda, Hannah Champion, and Hailey Champion; and great-nephew, John Shelby Stephens.

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