Charles Malcolm Childers, Jr., 75, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Friday August 7, 2020 in Boone Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 20, 1945 in Kopperston, WV, a son of the late Charles Malcolm “Mack” and Elsie Spriggs Childers. Charles was a minister, a retired mine foreman and a US Army Veteran.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Carolyn Pennington Childers; a grandson Nathaniel Peyton
Childers; a brother Clarence “Bud” Childers; and a sister Mitzy Kellogg.
Survivors include his sons Charles Malcolm “Chuck” Childers, III and wife Donna of Oceana and Jimmy Childers and wife Kimberly of Thomasville, NC; two sisters Alice Childers of Kopperston and Loretta Long of Montgomery; a brother Coy “Bo” Childers of New York; seven grandchildren Tamara Leshay Childers, Jacob Malcolm Childers, Jace Repass, Lydia Childers, Ashton Altizer, Brittney Altizer and Victoria Altizer; two great grandchildren Piper Gibson and Brantley Toler; and a host of other loving family and friends.
In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. A Memorial service will held on Thursday August 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the Oceana First Church of God with Bro. Jimmie Russ, Bro. Rick Walker and Bro. Robert Martin officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard. Friends may gather with the family from 5:00 pm until service time at the church.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.