Ralph  Childers

Obituary of Ralph Childers

Ralph Childers, 79, of Corbin, passed this life on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at his home. He was a member, deacon and trustee of Steele’s Chapel Christian Church. He was born February 17, 1942, in Elkhorn City, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Berta Childers, two brothers, John Childers and Ben Childers Jr., one sister, Velma Clark, and his wife, Arlene Bingham Childers. He is survived by his three sons: Kent Childers and wife Lori, Todd Childers and wife Millie, Kyle Childers and wife Sharon; grandchildren, Ben, Will, Katherine, Sarah, Riley Childers and Isaiah Hannah; one brother, Bob Childers, and one sister, Letha Sloan; as well as many other nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at Steele’s Chapel Christian Church. Funeral service will be on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, with burial to follow in the Worley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ben Childers, Will Childers, Billy Bingham, Tim Bingham, Kenny Brimm and George Bates. Memorial contributions may by made to Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, 3050 5th Street Rd., Corbin, KY 40701. Arrangements by Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where messages may be written to the Childers family at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
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