1925 Thomas 2015

Thomas Childers

June 19, 1925 — December 13, 2015

Funeral service for Thomas "Red" Childers, age 90, of Emory, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Billy Smith will officiate. Visitation will precede the service, at 1:00 PM, at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral
Home Chapel. A private burial will take place after the service at Pilgrims Rest #1 Cemetery in Emory.

Mr. Childers died Sunday morning at Senior Suite Care and Rehab in Emory. He was born June 19, 1925, in Emory, to Henry Hedrain and Sarah Rebecca Stephens Childers. Mr. Childers worked in aircraft manufacturing at LTV, now L-3 in Greenville, for many years. He was a cattleman, and a pig farmer. He ran numerous head of cattle in his operation. He married Betty Adair in Emory, she preceded him in death.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Josh Duncan, Billy Childers, Lynn Gilbreath, Brendan Gilbreath, David Gaston, and Rob Killingsworth.

Survivors include: Brother: Jimmy Childers of Whitewright;
Sister: Ruby Williams of Leonard
Special Friends: Gary and Delores McAree
3 Grandchildren: Lynn Gilbreath, Brendan Gilbreath, and Miranda Gotcher
2 Great-grandchildren
Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by: Parents, Wife: Betty Adair Childers, 1 Step-son: Melvin Gilbreath; 2 Brothers: Albert Childers and Bufferd Childers; and 1 sister: Ruth Bradford

Please sign the online guest book for the family at the link above.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel.

Private burial will follow in the Pilgrims Rest #1 Cemetery


SERVICES
Visitation

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wilson - Orwosky Funeral Home
803 N. Texas St
Emory, Texas 75440

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
2:00 PM

Wilson - Orwosky Funeral Home
803 N. Texas St
Emory, Texas 75440

Private burial will follow in the Pilgrims Rest #1 Cemetery

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