Chester Charles Childers
Chester Chiiafcr* Chester Childers of Six Mile Run died this morning, Saturday, May 20,1978, at 7:10 a.m. at the Bedford County Memorial Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past several months. He was born July 28,1918, in Broad Top Township, Bedford County, a son of the late Charles and Ethel (Baker) Childers. He was married to Emma E. Spahn on February 13,1941. His wife survives along with six children: Philip, Calvin and Mrs. Paula Hicklin all of Hopewell, R.D., Chester of Everett R.D., and George and Dennis, both of Six Mile Run, R.D. There are 14 grandchildren. Also surviving are these brothers and sisters: Samuel of Saxton, R.D., Robert of Hopewell, Williard of Hopewell, R.D., Mrs. Cula Hoover of New York, Mrs. Ethel Eller of Hopewell, R.D. and Mrs. Genevieve Hale bf Everett, R.D. Mr. Childers was of the Church of God faith. He was a coal miner and lumberman and later operated the Childers' GaS Station in Defiance prior to retirement. He served with the U. S. Army with service in World War II. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 22, at 2 p.m. from the Masood Funeral Chapel in Saxton. The Rev. Lance Mills will officiate and interment will be made in the Duvall Cemetery at Six Mile Run. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.