Robert Dixon Childrey, Lt. Col. Ret.

Robert Dixon Childrey, Lt. Col. Ret.

Feb 20, 1940 - Jun 18, 2019
Richmond, VA

Robert Dixon Childrey, Lt. Col. Ret.

Feb 20, 1940 - Jun 18, 2019
Richmond, VA

Description

Robert Dixon Childrey, Lt. Col. Ret., 79, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife, Dale M. Childrey; daughter, Jennifer Childrey Smith (Skip Mulligan); son, Robert Dale Childrey; grandson, Kelsey Smith; sister, Joan Frazier (Steve) and cousins, Anne LaGow and John Childrey. Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves and the National Guard. He later went to work for the Defense Supply Center in Richmond, where he retired. In his younger years he liked to work on cars and loved spending time with his rifle club at the shooting range. Robert loved to spend time outside in his garden and spent many hours volunteering in any way that he could, especially with Meals on Wheels, delivering food to the local food pantry, National and International mission work and countless dish washing hours in the church kitchen. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Beulah United Methodist Church, with his service beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to United Methodist Men of Beulah Church, 6930 Hopkins Road, N. Chesterfield, VA 23234.

Visitation

  • Date & Time: Jun 29, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
  • Venue: Beulah United Methodist Church
    Location: 6930 Hopkins Rd Richmond, VA 23234

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: Jun 29, 2019 (11:00 AM - no time)
  • Venue: Beulah United Methodist Church
    Location: 6930 Hopkins Rd Richmond, VA 23234

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