Thomas “Tommy” Walter Childress, Jr., 70, of Dawson passed away at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation on April 24, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Harvey Funeral Chapel.
Tommy was born on July 19, 1948 to Thomas Walter Childress and Marilou Jones Childress. He worked as a salesman for Parts Associates, Inc. from which he retired in 2013. He was a member of the Dawson United Methodist Church and enjoyed raising bulldogs as a hobby.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his granddaughter, Hayden Childress. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hurst Childress; sons, Jason Childress and Neal Childress (Kristi); sister, Carolyn Allen; grandchildren, Savannah Childress, Walt Childress, Chloe Childress and Blue Jay Childress; and his beloved bulldog, Tebow.
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