Robert Childs was born on August 24, 1952 in York, Alabama (Pine Grove Community). Robert was born to the late Daisy M.(Hatten) Childs and David L. Childs Sr. He was the 10th of 13 children. Robert attended Pine Grove Elementary School in York, AL and later the Sumter County Training School in Livingston, AL..In 1952 Robert's Journey started in West AL, to Boston and a short stay in NY. Finally, on Staurday September 17, 2011, while riding a bicycle to vist a friend, his strong heart and hands became weak. By Monday September 19, 2011, he could no longer roam the world that he entered 59 years ago. So from humble beginning to peace in a new world, we say goodbye to our beloved Robert. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Sarah, David, Jr.,T.W. and Lorenzia. Today, and for years to come memories of Robert will comfort his family as they reflect on his life, three daughters: Sylvia Wilson & Jowanna Childs of Charlotte, NC, and Cheryl Childs of Boston, MA., one son: Sean Joyner of Orlando, FL and 9 grandchildren and other family and friends.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday September 30, 2011 Wake at 10:00 AM Service at 11:00 AM at the Riley Funeral Home, 171 Humboldt Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121. Interment at Oak Lawn Cemetery.