Arthur Lee Childers, age 83 passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Preceded in death by his wife Peggy Smith Childers; his parents Arthur S. Childers and Sarah Boswell Childers; and one brother Al Childers. Survived by his children Timothy Childers (Shannon), Steven Childers (Donna) and Laura Aguilar (Carlos); grandchildren Matthew Childers, Emily Childers, Kasi Silbernagel, Megan Kirn, Ashley Childers, Stephen Childers; and one great grandchild Evan Silbernagel; his loving companion Joan Davis; also survived by six brothers and sisters.
Arthur was a native of Louisville, KY and a resident of Metairie. He retired as a Senior Chief in the Naval Reserves after 40 years of service and he retired from Chevron Oil Co. after 38 years. Arthur was an avid Cajun dancer.
The relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd., Metairie on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer's Association preferred. Condolences may be offered at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com