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Michael E. Childs

July 21, 1949 — June 24, 2021

Michael E. Childs, 71, of Owensboro, passed away June 24, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born July 21, 1949 in Elaine, Arkansas to the late Leo and Iva Elizabeth Childs. Michael was a proud Vietnam Veteran, and received 3 Purple Hearts while serving our country as a Navy Seal. He was a devoted husband, loving father, and adoring grandfather.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Diane Childs; and his daughter, Robin Childs.

Michael is survived by his children, Michael "Mike" Childs and Kristy (Brandon) Vick; his grandchildren, Kayleigh Rybolt, Chloe Hankins, and Johnathon Chaney; his great-granddaughter, Ana Bayleigh Nichols; his siblings, David Childs, Charlotte (Marshall) Davis; and aunt Elsie Todd.

Services are private. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

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