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Richard Kent Childs

November 15, 1944 — October 28, 2020

Richard Kent Childs, 75, died Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at his residence in Liberal, Kansas.

He was born on November 15, 1944 in Arkansas City, Kansas, the son of Orin Lewis and Elsie (Dozer) Childs.
Richard worked for many years at the Beaver Ace Hardware and Beaver County Nursing Home and more recently at The Good Samaritan Society and Wheatridge Park Care Center nursing homes in Liberal as a maintenance man.
He loved spending time with his family and laughing over a card game, especially pitch and rummy.

Survivors include:

1 son
Brad Childs of Nevada

1 Brother
Jon Childs of Agua Dulce, California

3 Sisters
Arlene Chippeaux of Joplin, Missouri
Patricia Mosburg of Beaver, Oklahoma
Gloria McBay and her husband Billy of Newhope, Arkansas

1 grandson, Skylar Childs of Nevada
A host of loving nieces and nephews

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Terry Childs.

Graveside services will be at 1pm, Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Riverview Cemetery in Arkansas City, Kansas with Pastor Arlen Ankle presiding.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Monday, November 2, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

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