Donald "Don" J. Childers, 71, passed away on August 15, 2021 in Middleburg, FL after a brief bout with Covid. He was born on October 5, 1949 in Hartford, CT, to the late John J. Childers and Virginia E. Childers. He was a faithful servant to our Lord Jesus Christ.
Don was a member of Good Samaritan Anglican Church. He retired from Sara Lee and Smithfield, but never one to sit idle he was self-employed with Quality Wholesale. Don enjoyed fishing and spending time with his wife and family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Emma Rowland Childers; children, Christopher (Kelsey) Childers, Michelle (Brian) Dozeman, Buddy Dingman, Rae (Greg) Smith, Penny (Clay) McRae and James (Nicole) Tafoya; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Robin (H.L.) Dye and Hope (Norman) Waggoner, and many other family members and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, August 30, 2021 at 10:30 am at Good Samaritan Anglican Church, 3813 Old Jennings Road, Middleburg, FL 32068. The interment will be at 1:00 pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218.
In lieu of flowers family suggest donations may be made to Good Samaritan Anglican Church, 3813 Old Jennings Road, Middleburg, FL 32068.
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