Mr. James R. ( Skipper) Childress Jr., 60 of North Vernon , passed away Wednesday, May 10 , 2017, at 5:17 pm at Franciscan Health Indianapolis.
He was born May 6, 1957, in Mobile, Alabama. He is the son of James R and Sarah A. (Cassidy) Childress.
On August 24, 2002, James married Amanda G. Eisenenger
Skipper was a retired commercial fisherman and musician.
He is survived by his wife ; Children; James R. Childress III, John H. Childress, Stephanie Childress, Samantha Holley , Denise Young, Colleen Townson, Corrie Townson,Casey Townson sisters; Cheryl (Dave) Duncan ,Tarris Brooks, Patsy Byers, Alice Castro, Clara ( Rem) McCafferty, 18- grandchildren, 3-Great Grandchildren.
James is preceded in death by his parents and sister Carol Turley.
Memorial service will be conducted by Voss & Sons Funeral Service at Victory Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday , May 13 , at 1:00 pm. with Pastor Kenny Roberson officiating.
Friends and Family may gather in the fellowship hall at the church following the Memorial Service.
Memorial checks may be written to Victory Missionary Baptist Church through Voss Funeral Service
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