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Steve Childers

August 2, 1951 — May 7, 2016

Steve Childers

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Cheraw, SC

Steve Wilson Childers, 64, died Saturday, May 07, 2016. Born in York, SC he was a son of the late Herbert Glenn Childers, Sr. and Dora Mae Wilson Childers. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Cheraw, SC, where he was a prior Elder. Formerly he had been a member of Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church, York, SC and had served as an Elder. Mr. Childers was retired (38 years of service) from the South Carolina Department of Transportation. He was a volunteer with the McArn Food Bank, Cheraw, SC. He enjoyed gardening, cheering on the Clemson Tigers, and volunteering in the community. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandsons.

He is survived by his wife, of 38 years, Becky Robinson Childers of Cheraw, SC, daughters, Jennifer (Elly) Jones of Prosperity, SC, Ashley (Daniel) Cohen of Washington, DC, a brother, Basil (Pat) Childers of York, SC, a sister, Doris Smith of York, SC, a sister-in-law, Teny Childers of York, SC, grandchildren, Jack Davis Jones, II and Wilson Edward Jones.

He was preceded in death by his parents listed above, a brother, Herbert Glenn Childers, Jr. and a brother-in-law, Marvin Smith.

The family will receive friends 10:00 am, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church, Cheraw, SC.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church, Cheraw, SC.

A graveside service will be held 4:00 pm, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Beth Shiloh Cemetery, York, SC.

Memorials to: McLeod Hospice House, McLeod Health Foundation, PO Box 100551, 800 East Cheves St., Suite 150, Florence, SC 29502-0551 or McArn Food Bank, 131 Second Street, Cheraw, SC 29520.

Kiser Funeral Home of Cheraw, SC and Bratton Funeral Home of York, SC will be assisting the family with arrangements.

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