Stanley Childs, 90, formerly of Lisbon, died May 29, 2011, at United Helpers Nursing Home, Ogdensburg. Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, is in care of arrangements. Calling hours will be Wednesday, June 1st, 12 – 2 p.m., the funeral service will follow at the funeral home with the Lay Minister Margaret Hance officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton.
Stanley is survived by his sons, Tom Childs (Phyllis Foster), Hannawa Falls, and Rella Childs, Keysville, TN; daughter Betty (Dale) Aldrich, Lisbon; grandsons Andy Aldrich and Tim (Crystal) Aldrich; great grandchildren Zachary Aldrich and Lucas Aldrich; brother Merlin (Jean) Childs, Rensselaer Falls; sisters Minnie Pike, Canton, Helen (Don) Houck Canastota, and Betty Simmons, Canton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son, Bernard Childs; a brother, Mertin Childs; and a sister, Laura Austin.
He was born in the Town of DeKalb, the child of Ralph and Beatrice Stone Childs. He was in the U.S. Army during WWII, he was award the Philippines Liberation Ribbon, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and WWII Victory Medal. He married Alice C. O’Grady on January 21, 1961 in DeKalb Junction, Justice of the Peace Elmer Denesha, officiating, she died February 28, 2005. Stanley was a highway crewman for the Town of DeKalb, and prior to that was a mechanic of farm equipment for Art Robinson in Canton. He was a member of the VFW of Canton, and the Kendrew Methodist Church. He loved to garden, play cards and farming.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Kendrew Methodist Church.