Adrian J. Childs Obituary

Adrian J. Childs


Adrian J. Childs, 76, of [address], husband of Sue Smith Childs, died Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at his home.

Mr. Childs was born in Pickens County, a son of the late Grover and Mamie Simmons Childs.

Mr. Childs was retired from the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company in Greenville, and Southeastern Industrial Services in Pickens. He was a member of the Crescent Hill Baptist Church, where he was an ordained deacon. He was also a member of The Joy Group of Crescent Hill and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife of the home; one daughter, Susan C. Epperson and her husband, Jimmy, of Richardson, Texas; four sones, J. Anthony "Tony" Childs and his wife, Beverly, of Charlotte, N.C., Timothy A. Childs and his wife, Theresa, of Greer, Barry H. Childs, and his wife, Lisa, of Easley, and Greg B. Childs and his wife, Jan, of Liberty; and three brothers, Rupert Childs, Elmer Childs, and Thomas Childs, all of Pickens. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Christian Childs, Jennifer Childs, Megan Childs, Adria Dawn Epperson, Jaime Epperson, Casey Childs, Corey Childs and Cameron Childs.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday July 13, 2000 in the chapel of Dillard Memorial Funeral Home, with the Rev. John H. Pace, Sr. and the Rev. John H. Pace, Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Park Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Thursday prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Eric Banks, Hal Banks, Terry Smith, Michael Childs, Alton Childs, Dean Childs, Wendall Childs and Christian Childs.

In lieu of flowers, memorials my be made to St. Francis Hospice, 414 Pettigru Street Greenville, SC 29601.

The family is at the home.

Dilliard Memorial Funeral Home is serving the Childs family.