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Charles William Childers

August 15, 1929 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Charles Childers Obituary

Charles William Childers, 94 years of age, and a resident of Elyria, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 at his home, following a full and meaningful life.

He was born August 15, 1929 in Pike County, Kentucky.  Charles had made his home in Elyria at Elyria Wesleyan Village Independent Living for the past three years.

Charles was employed at US Steel in Lorain for thirty-seven years before retiring in 1988. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War, while stationed in Germany. Charles was a member of Black River Lodge, Shriners and Scottish Rite. He loved camping with his wife Elsie at Pier-Lon where they both attended church services.  In his spare time he enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty-six years Elsie Childers (nee: Hurst); his sibling, Roger Childers of Westerville.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of twenty-one years  Willa Mae Childers (nee: Good) in 1975; his daughter, Rebecca Motylewski in 2023; his siblings, Aster, Quintin, Donald, Franklin, Helen Whitehead and Barbara Miller. 

Friends may call Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst. The Pastor Bill Shomo, will officiate. Rebroadcasting of services will be available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst.

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