SIKESTON - Robert M. Childers, 65, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9 a.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born July 19, 1943, in Mississippi County, to the late Con H. and Esta M. Tripp Childers, he lived in Sikeston for the past 10 years after moving from East Prairie. He was a truck driver.
Survivors include: one son, Jason Childers of the state of Kentucky; one daughter, Penny Childers of Sikeston; one brother, Earl Childers of East Prairie; three sisters, Imogene Mayabb and Annie Davis of East Prairie and Dorothy Brown of Newport, N.C.; and three grandchildren.
One son, Keith Childers, and one brother, Eddie Childers, preceded him in death.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.