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Obituary: Lee Roy Childers, Columbus

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Lee Roy Childers, 77, of Columbus, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, August 18, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Lee was born on April 30, 1937, in Bartholomew County to the late Webster Clo and Syble H. Gribbons Childers. He married Barbara E. Pitney on April 3, 1982.

Lee enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his nephews and nieces.

In keeping with Lee's wishes there will be no services and cremation is planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the Childers family at

Lee is survived by his wife, Barbara E. Childers; brothers, Webster (Vivian) Childers Jr. of Columbus, Albert Childers of Greensburg, Larry Childers of Hope, David (Doris) Childers of Taylorsville, Danny Childers of Monticello, Kentucky, and Michael (Kathy) Childers of Columbus; a sister, Ann (John) Hughes of Waymansville; and a brother, Tom Childers of Hope.

Lee was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steve Childers; and sister, Lena Bragg.

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