PFAFFTOWN - Mr. Larry J. Childress, 59, of Pfafftown went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1947, to the late Robert Reed and Virginia Harrell Childress. Mr. Childress was a member of Mount Tabor United Methodist Church, where at one time he was a member of the United Methodist Men's Fellowship. Racing was his life and joy. He was associated with NASCAR for the last 25 years in many different aspects. He also was affiliated with RCR Promotions and most recently with Childress Properties. He was an avid motorcyclist and loved the outdoors. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Judy C. Childress, of the home; a son, Larry C. Childress, and wife, Tia, of King; two grandchildren, Carter Jackson Childress, 2 years old, and Avery Michelle Childress, 4 months old, whom he adored; two sisters, Linda Cline and husband, Thomas, of Cherokee and Becky Hodge and husband, Johnny, of Winston-Salem; two brothers, Richard Childress and wife, Judy Kay, of Lexington and Ronnie Childress and wife, Debbie, of Winston-Salem, many, many cherished friends and a very special companion, his dog Angel. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel, with the Rev. Richard W. Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Tabor United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 5, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, NC 27317.