Robert Champion

Obituary of Robert Champion

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CHAMPION, ROBERT G. (Bobby), - 55, of Cape May Court House passed away on September 30, 2017 surrounded by his family and friends.  He was a dedicated husband, father, and police officer.  He was born on January 18, 1962 in Sea Isle City, NJ to Lawrence & Elizabeth Champion.

Robert grew up in SIC and graduated from Ocean City High School-Class of 1980.  Since a young age, he worked at Buffalo’s Seafood Market in SIC and could filet a fish quicker than anyone.  In November 1987, Robert was hired by NWPD, faithfully served the city for 25 years, and retired in November 2012.

Robert lived a full life with his family and friends that loved him very much.  He also thoroughly enjoyed hunting with his bird dogs and fishing with his friends. 

Robert is predeceased by his wife, Eileen; his father, Lawrence; and his brother, Lonnie (Cindy).  Robert is survived by his children, Mary Elizabeth (Lonnie) and Louis.  He is also survived by his mother, Elizabeth; his brothers, William & Thomas; his sister, Susan; and his many nieces and nephews.

A calling time will be held on October 11, 2017 from 9:00am to 10:00am at St. Ann’s Church, 2900 Atlantic Ave, Wildwood, NJ.  Mass will follow at 10:00am.  Burial will be held at Resurrection Cemetery in Clermont, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Robert’s memory be made to Atlantic County Canines Rescue Group, P.O. Box 188, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215 (www.accofnj.com).  Condolences at ingersollgreenwoodfh.com.