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Evelyn Childs

May 5, 1951 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 70)


Evelyn Childs was born on May 5, 1951 in Washington, D.C. to Theodore and Rachel Kirkwood.  She passed away on September 24, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer.  For the past 6 years, she resided at Indian River Colony Club, in Viera, FL.  

Evelyn worked at Brevard County as a Civil Service Secretary for 15 years.  

She was predeceased by her loving husband LTC Richard E. Childs, Jr., in 2018.  They were married for 24 years.  

Surviving is her sister Barbara Gray, her daughter Nicole Irby, who resides in the State of Washington, her niece Angela, and her 2 great nephews Jonathon and C.W. 

Evelyn was a devoted wife and mother, and a loyal friend.  She lived life to the fullest and was always up for new experiences.  She volunteered in her community and attended church regularly.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.  

Funeral Services will be held on October 23, 2021 at 11:00 am at Indian River Colony Club Community Center.  Interment will take place at Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania at a later date.  




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Memorial Service
October 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Indian River Colony Club
1936 Freedom Drive
Melbourne, Fl 32940
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