Samuel Thomas “Sam” Childrey, 92, of Reidsville went to be with the Lord Sunday April 2, 2017 at his home.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Wednesday April 5, 2017 in Greenview Cemetery with military rites.
A native of Rockingham County, he was a son of the late Louis A. and Etta Clymer Childrey and had lived his entire life in Reidsville. He was a retired service technician with NC Gas Co., where he worked for 31 years. After his retirement, he later worked and retired from the maintenance department of the Reidsville City Schools. A WWII Army Air Corps veteran, he loved fishing, hunting and visiting the beach . Sam was a member of the National Rifle Association and was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Mildred Leake Childrey , a son: Samuel Wayne Childrey and numerous brothers and sisters.
Survivors include: his sons; Thomas Dwight Childrey and wife Janice, and Mark Lewis Childrey and partner Terrell Bowers all of Reidsville, granddaughters: Deborah Little and Cassie Jobe and husband Jason, great grandchildren: Katelyn Little and Devin Little, daughter-in-law: Carol U. Childrey of Reidsville, sisters: Clarice Roach and Marie Lewis both of Reidsville, special cousin: Wanda Blake of Reidsville. During his last days, Sam spent his time with his beloved dog Max.
Memorials may be sent to: The Danville Humane Society P.O. Box 3352 Danville, VA 24543 or to the Rockingham County Honor Guard c/o Tommy Allen 259 Martinwood Rd. Eden, NC 27288.
The family will see friends 6:00 till 8:00 P.M. Tuesday April 4, 2017 at Citty Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com
Citty Funeral Home
Tuesday April 4th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
308 Lindsey Street
Reidsville, NC 27320
Wednesday April 5th, 2017
Redisville, NC 27320
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Mark & family, I just found abnout your loss of your Dad. I'm so sorry to hear of this. I listen to you on Channel 5. I;m proud of Reidsville having a T.V. Station there. I know your dad will be greatly missed. Its so hard to lose a parent or family member. You all will be in my prayers. May God Bless & comfort you all during this difficult time, Love in Christ, Nancy Raines.
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My sincere condolences on the loss of your father. May God meet your needs as you adjust to life without him in your daily lives.
Submitted by Steve & Donna Howell Prater on Apr 9 2017 12:22:10 AM
To Mark and all the family - I am very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you.
Submitted by Ray Stephens on Apr 7 2017 10:03:20 AM
Dwight, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Miss you Buddy. Thinking of you.
Submitted by Pete Witty on Apr 7 2017 08:27:57 AM
Dwight and Mark, We are so very sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. May you find comfort and peace knowing he is reunited with your mother. Love and Prayers
Angie and Danny Purgason
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Sorry for your loss, my dad FRED HARDY loved this man and his beloved wife. Dad would talk about the good times with Sam. They also worked together for the school system.
Phyllis Hardy Hendrix
Submitted by Phyllis Hardy Hendrix on Apr 4 2017 06:16:46 PM
Mark and Dwight we are so sorry for your loss we are praying for God to comfort you at this time
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