A graveside service was held for Christopher Childs, 46, of Canton, Friday, June 12, 2020, at Haven of Memories Cemetery under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Glosup officiated.
Christopher passed away peacefully June 8, 2020, in Tyler. He was born Nov. 17, 1973, in the Philippines to John Reed and Leonarda C. Childs.
The family moved to the U.S. when Chris was three years old. He grew up in Canton and graduated from Canton High School where he was active in football, baseball and band. Chris was Baptist by faith. He loved cooking, working on cars and fishing. He loved his family and he will be greatly missed by family and friends. Christopher is survived by his mother, Leonarda Childs; sister, Marcelo Childs; sister, Emely Brandao; niece, Karen Saccio; nephews, Shaun Roberts and his wife Leslie Roberts, Dominic Brandao, Jeremy Brandao, and Rhine Brandao and wife Laura Brandao; greatniece, Michelle Brandao; and great-nephews, Rhine Brandao Jr., Jose Nava, Mark Nava, and Alexis Nava.
He is preceded in death by his stepfather, Tomas A. Childs Jr.