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Obituary-Linda Champion

Linda Champion, a loyal Morgan exhibitor, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008, from respiratory complications. She had been hospitalized for about a week prior to her death, but chose to spend her time peacefully at home.

Champion created the first Virginia Carolinas Morgan Horse Club Roster in 1968 and her husband V.M. "Champ" Champion was elected president in 1970. She was honored many times by the VCMHC but most recently with the Jack Benny Award in 2005. Champion was responsible for organizing, managing and running many of the successful horse shows in the Raleigh, N.C., area for many years. She is survived by her mother, Mae, and four children; Carol, Victoria, Monte and Page.

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