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William Leonard Childs
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1912
Lincoln
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1989
Davenport
Lincoln County
Washington, USA

William Leonard Childs. Died: 6-19-1989. Birth: 7-01-1912, WA. Spouse: Edith Haruye Mizumoto. Father: William N Childs. Mother: Ruth Timmons. Burial: Spring Creek Cemetery, Reardan, WA." (Lincoln Co Health death card); "William Leonard Childs of Davenport died June 19, 1989 in Davenport's Lincoln Hospital. He was 76. Mr Childs was born July 1, 1912 in Reardan to Bill and Ruth Childs. He graduated from Reardan High School May 22, 1929. He served in the US Army's Battery D' 55th Coast Artillery from Sept 1931 to 1935 and was stationed at Fort Ruger in Honolulu, Hawaii. He married Edith Haruye Mizumoto in Honolulu on Sept 17, 1934. The couple returned to Davenport in July 1935. Mr Childs farmed with his father. He took over the farm in 1937 and continued to farm until his retirement in 1977. The couple continued to reside at the farm. Mr Childs was a member of the Davenport Gun Club, the National Rifle Association and was a certified instructor of the Hunter Safety Education Program. He was a member of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, a 55-year member of the Mondovi Grange, and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Edith, of the home; four children, Kay Sewell of Everett, Sandra Higgins, Ron Childs and Linda Dilley, all of Spokane; 9 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held today, June 22, at 11 a.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport. Pastor David Daugs will officiate. Burial will follow in the Spring Creek Cemetery, Reardan. Strate Funeral Home is in charge. (Davenport Times: 6-22-1989) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Noble Childs (1889 - 1971)
  Ruth Olive Timmons Childs (1891 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Edith Harvye Mizumoto Childs (1914 - 2007)
 
 Sibling:
  William Leonard Childs (1912 - 1989)
  Floyd Earl Childs (1914 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Creek Cemetery
Reardan
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Teresa
Originally Created by: Scotty
Record added: Nov 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44034116
William Leonard Childs
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