Mr. William Robert Childs

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Mr. William Robert Childs, age 88, of Cumming, formerly of Lowndes County, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Northside-Forsyth Hospital in Cumming. Mr. Childs was a World War II Veteran receiving the Purple Heart. He was also a Mason with the Azalea City Masonic Lodge in South Georgia. He was a retired electrician.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Childs in May 2005.
Survivors include his son, Buddy and Glenda Childs of Cumming; daughter, Sharon Cowart of Lake Park; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Lake Park Church of God with the Rev. Keith Sandlin officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Quitman. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at McLane Lakewood Funeral Home on Monday, Oct. 6.
Online condolences may be expressed at
Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
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Byars Funeral Home
155 Professional Park Dr.
Cumming, GA 30040
(678) 455-5815
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Published in from Oct. 6 to Oct. 9, 2008