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Ricky Childers

GAFFNEY -- Ricky Dean Childers, 35, of 1219 Cherokee Ave., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at his residence.

Born in Gaffney, he was the son of John Richard Childers and Mary Childers of York and Jeanette Childers Mullinax Allison and Donald Allison of Gaffney. He was formerly employed by Hardees and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents and stepparents, he is survived by three brothers, Randy Edward Childers, John Curtis Childers and Dewayne Childers, all of Gaffney; maternal grandmother, Margie V. Childers of Gaffney; and loving friend, Shirley Mullinax.

Mr. Childers will be taken to his residence and the family will receive friends at 1219 Cherokee Ave., after noon on Dec. 16, 2008. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Mount Ararat Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence.

An online guest register is available at

Blakely Funeral Home in Gaffney, S.C. is in charge of arrangements.