|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 2008|
Cottonwood (Yavapai County)
The Camp Verde Bugle, Camp Verde, Arizona
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Lyle Edgar Childs, 89, of Cottonwood, Ariz., died December 30. He was born October 12, 1919 in Opportunity, Nebraska, the son of Richard M. and Martha E. Childs.
He attended Tilden Nebraska schools and attended Minnesota Bible College in Mineapolis, Minnesota and Nebraska Christian College in Norfolk, Nebraska. Lyle married Lucille Carol Brixius July 22,1941 they were divorced in the spring of 1977. In the fall of 1977 he married Escolastica "Tek" Amor.
He worked in the publishing a printing business where he established Christian Publishing in Dallas, Texas. He owned and operated Action Press and Prescott and was a previous owner of the Ad King in Cottonwood for seven years. Active in community organizations, he had served as president of the Archeological Society in the 70's, as president of Civitan, was past president of the Cottonwood Lions Club and served on the Camp Tatiyee, a Lions sponsored camp for handicapped children, board of directors. He had been an active member of the Verde Valley Christian Church where he taught bible classes and gave communion. For 12 years he served the Wayside Chapel in Sedona and gave communion and also assisted other area churches. Mr. Childs was preceded in death by his sons, Ralph Prudencio Childs, Robert Manning Childs, brothers, James, Ralph and Richard Childs and a sister Audrey Heese.
He leaves his devoted wife of 31 years, Escolastica "Tek" Amor Childs; son Stephen (Mary Ann) Childs of California; daughters, Linda Childs (Larry) Walden of New Mexico and Melissa Childs of Prescott; a sister Marjorie (Charles) Conger of Iowa; six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 24 at the Verde Valley Christian Church at 2 p.m.
Richard Manning Childs (1885 - 1956)
Martha Ennis Galyen Childs (1896 - 1968)
Lucille Carol Brixius Childs (1923 - 2011)*
Robert Manning Childs (1943 - 2004)*
Lyle Edgar Childs (1919 - 2008)
Ralph Eugene Childs (1924 - 1971)*
Richard E Childs (1931 - 2004)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Linda Walden
Record added: Jul 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72448877
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