Stephen "Steve" Ray Childers

Stephen "Steve" Ray Childers
December 6, 1947 - May 3, 2019

A private family "Celebration of Life" will be held for Steve Childers in the near future.
Stephen Ray Childers was born December 6, 1947 in Ferris, Texas. He had been a resident of Dallas most of his life, living in Canton for the last 7 months. He worked as a hot-shot driver and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also was a collector and active in animal rescue.
Steve passed away at the age of 71 on May 3, 2019 in Canton. He was preceded in death by his father, Drew C. Childers; mother, Clara Faye Childers; sister, Judy Sweat; and brother, J.C. Childers.
Survivors include his four children, Stacy Mathis, Jennifer Williams, Stefanie Silva and Jacqueline Childers; sister, Jeannie Tourngate; thirteen grandchildren, Jakson Hope, Justiss Hope, Jayden Hope, Julian Silva, Ivan Silva, Alexander Childers, Anthony Lara, Austin Lara, Kaylea Baxter, Logan Scott, Parker Hancock, Sammy Barnett and Allicia Barnett; and five great-grandchildren, Penelope Hope, Pia Hope, Dallas Hope, Amelia Hope and Toni Hope.