Bobbie Gene Childers, 77, of Shelbyville, died Friday, June 19, 2009, at Bedford County Nursing Home.
Mr. Childers was a native of Pulaski. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and retired from the postal service in Montgomery, Ala. He was a member of Fair Haven Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Thomas and Alice Elizabeth Compton Childers; wife, Sandra Childers; brothers, John T., Alfred, Maurice, J.C., and Will Allen Childers; and sisters, Rachel and Ida Mae Childers, and Bonnie Staggs, Annie Clifton, Nellie Throneberry, and Pauline Deason.
He is survived by his son, Barry (Janie) Childers of Shelbyville; sister, Betty Cotham of Waverly; caregiver, Laverne Childers; and grandchildren, Laura Beth Childers and Brian (Samantha) Childers.
Graveside services with full military honors will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, at Willow Mount Cemetery, with Reverend Charles Williams officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Association, P. O. Box 391, Shelbyville, TN 37162.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.