Mr. Garland Clark “Junior” Childress, Jr., age 54 of Patrick Springs, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at his home. He was born in Roanoke on August 7, 1966, and was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ann Kimball. He was a member of Concord Christian Church of Christ. He had been a truck driver for Nationwide Homes for 24 years where he went by the nickname of “Bullrider”.
Junior is survived by loving companion, Susan Turner of the home; his parents, Betty and John McArthur of Patrick Springs; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Steve Shupe of Hillsville; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Stella Christian Church Cemetery with Pastor Wayne Butler and Pastor Steve Hayes officiating. Junior will lie in state on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, c/o Patty Hazelwood, Memorial Gift Chairman, 1988 Wayside Road, Stuart, Virginia 24171. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.