Benny J. Childers, 67

Benny J. Childers, 67 of Pikeville, KY passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at UKMC. Benny was a retired coal miner, a US Army Veteran, a member & Deacon at the Allegheny Freewill Baptist Church and a member of the Elkhorn City DAV Chapter #140. Benny was born March 15, 1954 at Pikeville, KY to the late Johnnie Andrew Childers & Roxie Reese Childers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Bobby, Billy, Jackie, Larry, Gary, Donnie & Dickie Childers and sisters, Joyce Spencer, Nettie Beech & Pamela Childers. Benny is survived by his wife, Jettie Chaney Childers of Pikeville, KY; a son, Joshua David Childers of Beaver Creek, OH; daughter, Jeanna Denise Roberts of Pikeville, KY; and three grandchildren, Jacob Thacker, J.P. Childers & Ayden Roberts. He is also survived by two sisters, Anna Shepherd of Bluffton, IN & Vivian Bowens of Hellier, KY; a host of nieces & nephews and nine sisters-in-law. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with services nightly at 7PM. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 11AM from the chapel with Ray Tackett, Oscar Damron & Jimmy Looney officiating. Burial will follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville, KY. Military rites will be conducted by the Elkhorn City DAV Chapter #140.

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