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Mr Herman "Reid" Childers

Mr Herman "Reid" Childers
  • September 23, 1941 - August 6, 2018
  • Connelly Springs, North Carolina

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Mr. Herman "Reid" Childers, 76, of Connelly Springs passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at the V.A. Medical Center in Asheville following a brief period of declining health.
Reid was born September 23, 1941 in Burke County to the late Henry Lemuel Childers and Vergie Bryant Childers. Following his time serving in the U.S. Army he owned his own heating and air business. He enjoyed camping, gardening, and NASCAR races. Reid lived for spending time with his family and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Jeffery Scott Childers; and brother, Henry Kirk Childers.
Survivors include, his wife, Loretta McDaniel Childers; children, Renee Childers Sain and friend Jeff Melton of Lenoir, Mark Reid Childers and friend Susan Pons of Rutherford College, and Melissa Childers Shoupe and husband Jamie of Rutherford College; grandchildren, Jordan Thomas Sain, Chloe Beth Childers, and Britton Reid Childers; great granddaughter, Jacelyn LeAnn Sain; and siblings, Maxine Zimmerman, Bob Childers, and Nadine Davis. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 6:00PM Thursday August 9, 2018 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service with the Rev. Dr. R.L. Icard, Rev. Mike Crump, and Eddie Reece officiating. Military honors will be presented by the N.C. National Guard.
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Thursday from 5:00PM to 6:00PM at Heritage Funeral Service.