Stan Childress

Published 5:56 pm Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Stan Childress, 77, of Rocky Face, Ga., passed away on October 13, 2019, at his residence.

He is preceded in death by his parents, R. D. and Gertrude Childress, of Atmore.

He is survived by loving wife, Gloria Childress; daughters and sons in law, Heidi (James) Greene, of South Carolina, and Tiffany (Daron) Davis of Alpharetta, Ga.; sons and daughters in law, Ryan (Dawn) Childress of Knoxville, Tenn., Bryan (Rose) Childress of Port St. Lucie, Fla. and Stephen (Tammy) Childress of Macon, Ga.; step sons and daughters in law, Kevin (Fran) Houston of Cumming, Ga., and Scott (Christy) Houston of Rocky Face, Ga.; two sisters and brothers in law, Cynthia (David) Huggins of Loxley, and Rhonda (Keith) Cox of Little River; and nine grandchildren.

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Stan was a retired U.S. Army major, having served two tours of duty in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.  He had a military memorial service with full military honors. The memorial service was on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at the Rocky Face Chapel with the Rev. Tim Chaney officiating.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Fellowship Bible Church, 2044 Dug Gap Road, Dalton, Ga.

Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Rocky Face Chapel.