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Larry Richard Childers

February 14, 1948 October 4, 2019
Larry Richard Childers
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Obituary for Larry Richard Childers

Larry Richard Childers, 71, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Larry was born in Dayton, Ohio on February 14, 1948 to the late Theodore and Thelma Adams Childers. He lived his dream proudly serving in the United States Air Force. Larry will always be remembered for his incredible intelligence, his wonderful sense of humor and his patriotism. He protected his country and her allies on multiple deployments. Larry’s valor and skill was recognized with numerous decorations.

Larry was a member of the Base Chapel Protestant Community where he sang in the choir. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home. A service to celebrate Larry’s life will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Interment with full military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

Larry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Ann Childers; children, Amy Stepanek (Britan), Julie Pennington (Mickey) and Chris Childers (Heather); grandchildren, Sarah, Katrina, Alex, Andrew, Alyssa, Austin, Julian, Bailey, Cameron, Kya; uncle, Calvin Childers (Faye); sister-in-law, Charlotte Childers; and nephews, Neal Childers and John Childers. He also leaves behind treasured family on Joyce's side and so many close friends that were always more like family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Phillip Childers.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorials be given in his memory to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge McConnell-Raab Campus, 930A Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Oct

6:00 PM 10/10/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

11

Oct

12:30 PM 10/11/2019 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 10/11/2019 1:30:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Interment

Friday

11

Oct

2:00 PM 10/11/2019 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 10/11/2019 2:30:00 PM
Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery

164 Long's Plant Farm Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
164 Long's Plant Farm Road Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

164 Long's Plant Farm Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534

164 Long's Plant Farm Road Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States
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