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Obituary: James R. ‘Bob’ Childs Sr., Brown County

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James R. “Bob” Childs Sr., 87, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at his home in Brown County.

Survivors include children, Robert Joe Childs Sr., Ronald Lee Childs, Donald Lee Childs, James R. Childs Jr. and Robin E. Childs, all of Indianapolis, Roger A. Childs of Brown County, Gregory L. Childs of Yuma, Ariz., and Jerry C. Childs of Florida; a sister, Blanche Daughtery of Florida; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Noretta Diane Spurlock-Wilkerson; three siblings, Mary Voland, and Clinton and Ted Childs; one great-great-grandson; and his parents, Theodore and Lola Childs.

The Rev. Ken Smith will conduct a funeral service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brown County Community Christian Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery in Martinsville, with military rites presented by the Brown County Honor Guard.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Meredith-Clark Funeral Home, Cremation and Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brown County Community Christian Church Building Fund, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg, IN 47435.

Online condolences may be made at www.meredith-clark.com.

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