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Champey, Richard G.

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Richard G. "Jerry" Champey, son of the late Richard C. and Louise Ward Champey, passed away on May 14, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor W. Champey, and his children, Catherine C. Sumrell and Richard "Clay" Champey. He has three grandchildren, Joshua D. Sumrell, Ashley Sumrell Crider, and Matthew K. Champey. He has one great-grandchild, Rayna Grace Sumrell, and many extended loving family members. Mr. Champey was an active leader in the Boy Scouts of America Troop 125. He mentored many young men during his 25 plus years with the troop and assisted many with achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. He served in the United States Air Force. He graduated from Georgia State University and retired as Assistant manager from the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta. A Memorial Service will be held at 7 pm Monday, May 17, 2021 in the chapel of Carmichael Funeral home in Smyrna.

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