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John Richard Childress

June 22, 1932 — August 16, 2017

John Richard Childress, 85 of Jacksonville passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, IL. He was born on June 22, 1932 in Chicago, IL the Son of John and Valentina (Madden) Childress.

Surviving are his brothers: William Childress of Rockford, IL, Stephen Courtney of Taylorville, IL; Sisters: Linda Tomei of Taylorville, IL, Marina Larzo of Manahawkin, NJ; one niece and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents and Sister: Shirley Benedict.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in Edinburg Cemetery in Edinburg, IL with pastor Becky Lembke officiating.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Monday, August 21, 2017

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

St. Louis Catholic Church

311 S Elm St, Nokomis, IL 62075

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