Funeral service for Billy Ray Childers, age 77, of Grand Prairie, formerly of Point, will be held on Wednesday, 2:00 pm, Feb. 8, 2017, at Clarks Chapel Church of God. Bro. Nathan Bounds will officiate. Interment will follow at Lynch Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church. Billy passed away in Arlington Memorial Hospital on Friday night, Feb. 3.
He was born Feb. 6, 1939, in Commerce, to Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Elizabeth Johnson Childers. He married Linda Kay Cason in Edgewood on Nov. 23, 1957. Billy was a certified welder and owned and operated a welding business.
Wife: Linda Childers of Grand Prairie
Daughters: Tina Childers of Waco and Deena Green (Bill) of Golden, CO
Son: Brian Childers (Amber) of Grand Prairie
Sisters: Rachel Brown of Emory; Patricia Buck (Danny) of Newnan, GA; Debra Elliott (Don) of Canton
Brothers: Johney Childers (Georgia) of Canton; and Ronnie Childers (Pam) of Gorman
Grandchildren: Casey, Tiffany, Sara, Corey, Carson, and Ben
Great-grandchildren: Kameron, Emmett, Novie
Preceded in death by: Parents
Funeral arrangements will be under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.