Ronnie Childress, 68, of Roundhill, Ky., passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Morgantown, Ky. on Jan. 10, 1947 to the late Chester "Check" and Eurie Lindsey Childress. Mr. Childress was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church and was retired from Louisville Gas and Electric where he worked as a service inspector. He was an Army Veteran who served in Korea. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Ida Alford Childress.
He is survived by one daughter Penny Childress of Roundhill; three sons, Patrick Childress of Leitchfield and James Childress and Jason Childress both of Louisville; three step children Debbie Geary, Janette Burton and husband Jimmy all of Morgantown and Scott Boone and wife Sherry of Bowling Green; one granddaughter Penny Childress of Louisville; three sisters Margie Flener and husband Don of Louisville, Sue Holland of Morgantown and Lois Overstreet and husband Glenn of Morgantown; two brothers Bobby Childress and wife Betty of Louisville and Latney Childress of Morgantown; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 1:00pm with Bro. Gary Embry officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 5pm-8pm and 8am until time of service at Smith Funeral Home, Morgantown, Ky.