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RONALD G. CHILDRESS

August 30, 1943 - August 31, 2011
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Ronald G. Childress, 68, of Bluefield, WV, formerly of McDowell County, passed away on August 31, 2011, at Princeton Community Hospital. Born August 30, 1943, in Ada, WV, he was the son of the late Ray Gordon Childress and Goldie R. Childress. Ronald was a retired coal miner, member of UMWA, VFW Post 9696 of Bluefield VA., and was an amateur radio operator. He also served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Joann Childress; sisters, Judy Meadows, Verna French; half brother Bobby Childress, and granddaughter, Brittany Lane. Ronald will be sadly missed by his sons, Jeff Childress of Maybeury WV, Dylan...
Ronald G. Childress, 68, of Bluefield, WV, formerly of McDowell County, passed away on August 31, 2011, at Princeton Community Hospital.
Born August 30, 1943, in Ada, WV, he was the son of the late Ray Gordon Childress and Goldie R. Childress.
Ronald was a retired coal miner, member of UMWA, VFW Post 9696 of Bluefield VA., and was an amateur radio operator. He also served in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Joann Childress; sisters, Judy Meadows, Verna French; half brother Bobby Childress, and granddaughter, Brittany Lane.
Ronald will be sadly missed by his sons, Jeff Childress of Maybeury WV, Dylan Childress of Bluefield, WV; daughters, Rhonda Sells of Connelly Springs, NC, Becky Foley and husband David of Lashmeet, WV, Susan Perdue and husband Bubby of Maybeury, WV, and Teresa Childress of Iaegar, WV; sisters, Maxine Umberger of Bluefield, WV, Irene Guifoyle of Fort Myers, FL; grandchildren, Eric and Cody Childress, Dustin Booker, Cortney and Megan Sells, Kayla Blevins, Katie and Hannah Perdue; great grandchildren, Brayden Trivett, Baylee Neace.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 2, 2011 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton, WV.
Funeral services will be held Saturday. September 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jim Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Cody and Eric Childress, Dustin Booker, Jim Gillespie, Mike French, Lonnie Underwood David Foley and Ronnie Bowling. Military honors will be conducted by Virginia Army National Guard Honor Team.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.roselawnfuneral.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Roselawn Funeral Home, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton WV.

"I have not talked to Ronnie in about 2 years and just came to realize he passed away saddens me. After calling 25 Ronnie Childress's I finally was able to..." Shannon Childress (Allentown, PA)

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