First Posted: 9/11/2005


GEORGE W. CHILDERS, 77, died at 11:20 p.m. Sept. 9, 2005, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Floyd County, Ky., to Roy and Bertha Webster Childers, who preceded him in death. He married Edith Lorraine Reed, who died Jan. 14, 2000.

Mr. Childers retired in 1967 from Dallas and Mavis Trucking Co., where he had been a truck driver. He was a member of Teamsters Local 364 and a lifetime member of the DAV, Salyersville, Ky. Chapter 15. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include two sons, George W. "Bill" (Kay) Childers of Waverly and James Michael "Mike" (Sandy) Childers of Waverly; two daughters, Margie L. (Walt) Elliott of Waverly and Wanda (Donald) Wolfenbarger of Kenton; a sister, Florene Smith of Cocoa, Fla.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Roy Childers Jr., Thomas Jefferson Childers, Eddy Von Childers and Jesse Childers; and a sister, Pauline Kucharski.

Graveside services will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at McDonald-Fairview Cemetery, Kenton, with military honors by Amvets Post 1994 of Kenton.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Association.

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