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Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
Complete Obituary
James Champ
  James A. Champ, 75, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 24, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Oct. 6, 1937, in Ansonia to Onie and Nellie Mullenix Champ.
Surviving is his former wife, Peg Long, Fort Recovery; a son, Zachary (Amber) Champ, Fort Recovery; three brothers, George Champ, Woodington, Leroy Champ, Union City, Ind., and Bill Champ, Union City; two sisters, Betty (Richard) Hardwick, Union City, Ind., and Mary (Carl) Stephan, Bluffton, Ind; and a half sister, Bessie Davis, Winchester, Ind.
Deceased are a son, Jeffrey Hardin; a brother, Donald Champ; and a half sister, Mae Vanote.
He attended the police academy and retired as chief of police in Fort Recovery after serving 25 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Union City, Ind., American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, both of Fort Recovery, and Fraternal Order of Police, Grand Lake Lodge.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, Rev. Steve Long officiating.   Burial is at Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the American Legion.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Online condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.
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