You have permission to edit this article.

Champey, Richard G.

  • 0

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.

To plant a tree in memory of Richard Champey as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.
Support Local Journalism

Now, more than ever, residents need trustworthy reporting—but good journalism isn’t free. Please support us by purchasing a digital subscription. Your subscription will allow you unlimited access to important local news stories. Our mission is to keep our community informed and we appreciate your support.

Recommended for you

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.