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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