Boyd Lindsey Champion

Boyd Lindsey Champion, age 62, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, along with his wife, Joy & daughter, Emily at their home in Cadiz, KY.  Mr. Champion was a 1970 graduate of Trigg Co. High School and a 1974 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in mathematics & business finance.  He retired from Farm Credit Services office in Hopkinsville, KY after 38 years serving the agriculture needs of local farmers in the surrounding counties.  He also was involved in the family farm operation of Champion Farms with his sister, Lisa & brother, Loren.  Lindsey was awarded the Friend of Agriculture Award at the annual Trigg County Agricultural appreciation dinner in 2013.  He was a member of the Cadiz Church of Christ where he served the church as an Elder, lay speaker & Sunday School teacher.  Lindsey was a former board member on the Trigg Co. Board of Education.  He was a member of the Trigg Co. Cattlemen's Association & local motorcycle riding club that he & his fellow riders affectionally call the "Bengay Club".  He is survived by: One Son - Ryan Champion, Oak Grove, KY, One Sister - Lisa Champion, Cadiz, KY, One Brother - Loren Champion, Gracey, KY, Sister-In-Law& Brothers-In-Law - Judy & Gary Williams, Cadiz, KY,  John H. Allen, Jr., Nashville, TN, Nieces & Nephews-Ethan Champion, Collin Champion, Teresa Jones, Alyssa Jones & Brent Jones.  He was preceded in death by: Parents- Boyd & Doris Tomney Champion, Infant Son- Austin Champion, Father-In-Law & Mother-In-Law- John H. "Happy" Allen, Sr. & Madolen Downs Allen.  Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc. in Cadiz, KY.  The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Trigg County High School Gymnasium.  A Joint  Funeral Service will be held for Lindsey, Joy & Emily Champion at Trigg County High School Gymnasium at 1:00 PM Sunday, November 2, 2014 with the Brother Randall Evans, Brother Paul Cannon, Larry Kemp & Nathan Butler officiating.  A visitation will also be held before the funeral service, Sunday, from 7:00 AM until the time of the service.  Burial will follow at Lawrence Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY.  Memorial Contributions can be made to: Cadiz Church of Christ, 2000 Main Street, Cadiz, KY 42211 or the TCHS class of 2001 Champion Scholarship Fund, C/O-Bank of Cadiz, PO Box 2020, Cadiz, KY 42211.

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Lindsey will be missed, so kind and caring with a great sense of humor. Prayers for peace to all of you.

May our good Lord give you comfort and peace. Words cannot express how much we feel your loss and pain.

Lisa, You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lindsey was the most kind, caring, giving man. I grew up watching Lindsey & my dad, Sam Baldwin play tricks on each other at Farm Credit. What fun they had! Lindsey spent his life giving to others. Helping countless farmers that loved him. Driving for hours to visit my dad in his older years. Lindsey was a wonderful example of a life well lived. He helped countless people, never wanting any recognition. Heaven rejoiced at his arrival! May God be with his family and give you peace.....

Lisa & Family, So sorry for your loss, I am praying for you during this difficult time. May God give you the comfort and strength you need. Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in times of need.

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