Valdosta Daily Times

April 3, 2013

Raymond Andrew Childs


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Raymond Andrew Childs, Sr., 55, of Clyattville died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center. He was born Sept. 27, 1957 in Albany, N.Y. to the late Robert and Joyce Pregent Childs.  Mr. Childs worked at TM Polyfilm and retired from the Clyattville Volunteer Fire Department as Assistant Chief.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Debbie Childs of Clyattville; sons and daughter-in-law, Andy and Chandra Childs of Atlanta, Tony Childs of Hahira, Justin Nichols Childs of Clyattville; daughters, Sadie Childs and Brandi Childs of Clyattville; son, Ed Childs of N.Y.; and daughter, Patty Childs of N.Y.; sisters and brother-in-law, Peggy and Rich, Penny, Tina, Rene, Deanna, Melba, Jennifer and Michelle; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob, Donny, John and Diane, Joe and Connie, Robert, Michael, Johnny and John, Jr.; grandchildren, Brendan, Braxton, Emma, Hunter, Michele, Brenda, Johatin, Nathem, Olyvia, Anjel and Donnie; mother-in-law, Tena (Mama) Kirkland; sister-in-law, Tammy Kirkland; several nieces and nephews, Randy, Scotty, Chris, Shelby, Cyndi, Mike, Crystal, Matt, Alena, Crystal, John, Stacey, Chris and Danny. He is preceded in death by his father-in-law, Charles Kirkland.

The family will receive friends this evening, April 3, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. at the McLane Lakewood Funeral Home in Lake Park. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the McLane Lakewood Funeral Home in Lake Park. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.mclanecares.com. — McLane Lakewood Funeral Home, Lake Park