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James Albert Childers

December 1, 1931 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary



DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
James Albert Childers
James Albert Childers, 90, of Kings Mountain, NC, went to be with the Lord on June 03, 2022 at his home. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, son of the late Teal and Myrtle Mauney Childers and was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Libby. James was also preceded in death by a brother, Ray Childers, a sister, Annie Mae Berry, and a son-in-law, Scott Fite. He was a lifelong member of Dixon Presbyterian Church. James served his country honorably in the US Army. He retired from Minette Mills in Grover, NC after 33 years of service and worked in the family poultry business for most of his life. James was an avid Atlanta Braves and Duke Blue Devils fan. He loved spending time gardening and enjoyed his family's annual beach trips together. James loved his family immensely and especially cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren. His kindness, guidance, and love will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. 
SURVIVORS: Wife of 71 years: Margaret Earle Childers, of the home
Daughters: Trudy Bridges and husband Kevin, Kings Mountain, NC, and Ann White and husband Gary, Shelby, NC
Grandchildren: Jason Fite, Shelby, NC, Ethan Fite and wife Monica, Greenville, SC, and Katie Kates and husband Adam, Kings Mountain, NC
Siblings: Robert Childers and wife Doris and Mary Goforth, both of Kings Mountain, NC
VISITATION: Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM in the parlor of Harris Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: Monday, June 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel with Reverends Randy Patterson and Graham Wood officiating
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
MEMORIALS: Memorials may be made in honor of James' memory to Dixon Presbyterian Church at 602 Dixon School Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 or to Hospice of Cleveland County at 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150


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Services

Visitation
Sunday
June 5, 2022

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Harris Funeral Home
108 South Piedmont Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

Funeral
Monday
June 6, 2022

2:00 PM
Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel

Kings Mountain, NC

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