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Wayne A. Childress

November 30, 1958 January 6, 2019
Wayne A. Childress
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Obituary for Wayne A. Childress

PORTSMOUTH – Major Wayne Alan Childress, Ret., 60, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 in a local hospital. He was born on November 30, 1958 in Richmond, VA to Gloria J. Ware and the late Carroll C. Childress; and was a former City of Hampton police officer. Wayne entered the U.S. Army in 1976 and retired in 2003 as a Major with over 27 years of service. After retirement, he continued to work for the U.S. Army as a Senior Program Analyst at Ft. Eustis. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Portsmouth; the VA National Guard Association and the Ancient Order of Saint Barbara.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Gina Ayers Childress; a daughter, Melissa Raynard and fiancé Steve Peed; a son, Michael Raynard and his wife Anna; three sisters, Wanda Allen, Kellie Ware and Lisa Bowen; three brothers, Doug Allgood, Scott Harris and Carroll “CC” Childress, Jr.; and host of extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 10 AM Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Central Baptist Church by Dr. Steve Grieme. Burial with full military honors will follow in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel on Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 PM.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com


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Viewing / Visitation

Wednesday

9

Jan

6:00 PM 1/9/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel

5201 Portsmouth Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel
5201 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

10

Jan

10:00 AM 1/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
Central Baptist Church

1200 Hodges Ferry Rd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Central Baptist Church
1200 Hodges Ferry Rd. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Burial / Commital Service

Thursday

10

Jan

12:00 PM 1/10/2019 12:00:00 PM
Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery

5310 Milners Road
Suffolk, VA 23434

Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
5310 Milners Road Suffolk 23434 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

5310 Milners Road
Suffolk, VA 23434

5310 Milners Road Suffolk 23434 VA
United States
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