Edward M. Childress, 84, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016. He was preceded by his mother and father, Stella and Edward Childress; a sister, Nadine Mitchell; brothers, Clyde, Paul, William, and J. C. He is survived by his wife, Beulah Childress; a sister, Virginia Hunziker; sisters-in-law, Ellen Childress, Christen Stump, and Doris Price; brother-in-law, Shelbourn James; along with many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Childress was an avid bowler, bowling the first 300 game in Roanoke in 1964, and was voted in to the Bowling Hall of Fame in 2011 for his Outstanding Performance in the Sport of Bowling. He loved working at the Berglund Center, and he retired from the Singer Furniture Company. He served proudly in the United States Army and was a longtime member of the Oakland Baptist Church.
The family would like to thank the staff at Friendship Manor, the Salem Veterans Hospital, the hospice group and his baseball buddy, Charlie Givens for the great care provided during his illness.
Condolences maybe left for the family by visiting http://www.simpsonfuneral.com. Arrangements handled by Simpson Funeral Home and Crematory, 540-366-0707.
Official Final Prize Listings for the 2016 Virginia State USBC Annual Open Tournament are now available on the Virginia State USBC web site.
Annual Meetings are open to all GRAUSBC members.
LOCATION: Vinton Bowling Center, 1200 Vinyard Rd, Vinton, VA 24179
TIME: July 23, 2016, 10:30AM (with the Youth Annual meeting to follow).
TOPICS: Review of 2015 Annual Meeting Minutes, current Annual Reports, any new business and election of Officers and Directors.
CONTACT: Mike Eckles, Association Manager, Tel. 540.797.9539, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Unofficial final standings for the 2016 Virginia State USBC Annual Open Tournament are now available on the Virginia State USBC web site. Final standings should be posted and checks should be mailed to the team captains for distribution before the end of July.
Standings after the sixth weekend of the 2016 Virginia State USBC Annual Open Tournament are now available on the Virginia State USBC web site.