William Childs died of natural causes on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at his home in Hopkinsville.
William was born on March 2, 1936, in Todd County to the late Montgomery Childs and Celie Whitfield Childs.
William was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee. He was also a Mason at House Finley Lodge. William was employed by Pop Fastener for 35 years where he worked as a forklift driver.
He is survived by two sisters, Bettie Milligan and Annie Peterson of Hopkinville; son William Childs, II of Cadiz; daughters Tressa Childs and Traci Childs Canady; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.