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Christopher David Childers
  • In lieu of flowers, a Living Garden will be done in Chris's memory. Please contact DSG nursery at 979-543-5333 or make charitable donations to Operation Smile at or mail to 3641 Faculty Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23453.
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“Bill and I are saddened that you have lost your dear son Chris. We remember him as the cutest little boy and handsome young man. We feel your pain...Read More »
1 of 40 | Posted by: Gloria Dowden - Shreveport, LA

“NancyI'm so sorry for your loss and heartache. I am thankful we were able to get to know Chris. He was a fine young man with so many wonderful...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Rhonda Glaze Edmonds - Bedias, TX

“Dear Nancy, Bud, Jason and Rachel, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers and in my heart. It is so hard to lose a loved...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Paula - Sugar Land, TX - Friend

“Bud, Nancy, Jason, Rachel, Hannah & family, When the pain & sorrow seem too much to bare, close your eyes & imagine Chris' big smile & let it...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Jeff & Shirley Hansen - El Campo, TX

“Nancy, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Your faith will help heal your sorrow. I will pray for you and your family. Ken ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Ken Moore - Katy, TX

“I was saddened by the news of Chris, but know he is smiling down on us now. Someone as special as Chris will never be forgotten. He will remain in...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Christine Schneider - Houston, TX

“Dear Bud, Pam & Hannah: With deepest compassion we are holding you close as you treasure the memories of dear Chris. We are remembering how sweetly...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Rick and Diana Herring and family - TX

“My memories of Chris go farther back than I can recall. I think we became friends while we were still in diapers. One of my fondest memories is a...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: Keane Carroll - San Antonio, TX

“Please know that your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers. My heart aches for you during this time but I pray that you may find comfort in...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: Patricia P. Wosnitzky - TX

“Bud and Pam, Our fervent prayers and deepest sympathies to you both, and to all of your and Chris' family and friends. May God's grace and His peace...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: John and Jonnie Hawkins - Katy, TX

“Dear Nancy, I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you and I empathize with you deeply. You were a wonderful boss and friend to me...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Bobbie Lynn Gustus - Columbus, TX

“Diann and my thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
12 of 40 | Posted by: Rike Allen - Spring, TX

“My sympathy to the entire family ”
13 of 40 | Posted by: Sharon Wallingford - Richmond, TX

“My deepest condolences to the family he will be missed terribly. Chris was a very good friend of mine all growing up. Boy did we have some fun times...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Troy brod - Columbus, TX

“So sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with you all!!! ”
15 of 40 | Posted by: Barbara Brady Stewart - Bay City, TX

“Nancy, we were so sorry to hear of Chris' death. He will be missed by many. Casey and I were talking about them riding bikes to school the other...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: Mary and Lee Hartzog - Richmond, TX

“Nancy, our hearts are broken for you at the loss of your precious Chris. We always talk about Chris in remembrance of the popcorn question (at 3)!!...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Ruth Weimer - Carlsbad, CA

“Dear Bud, Pam, Rachael and Jason, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we will be lifting all of you up in our prayers. May God's...Read More »
18 of 40 | Posted by: Mary Louise Ivey - Pinehurst, TX

“Thinking about you, dear friend. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 40 | Posted by: Ellwood and Dot - El Campo, TX

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: Regina G. Green - Richmond, TX

“My sympathies for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
21 of 40 | Posted by: Abdul Farukhi - Richmond, TX

“Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. My prayers are with you and your family. Blessings, Sharon ”
22 of 40 | Posted by: Sharon Zuber Brandt - Pace, FL

“Nancy and Family, Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very trying time. ”
23 of 40 | Posted by: Jim & Nancy Brooks - El Campo, TX

“Andrea & I would like to pass along our sincerest and heartfelt condolences to the Childers family. I hadn't seen Chris for many years until I ran...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Noel Benavidez - EC, TX - Friend

“Hey buddy I finally made it home and I was trying to find you now its too late. I've never forgot you and never will you are a true friend. R. I. P....Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Thomas Watkins - Los Fresnos, TX

“Nancy, Rachel and family, We are deeply sorry to hear of your tragic loss. Please know that you and all of your family are in our thoughts, hearts...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Janie Roehl - El Campo, TX

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your cherished memories comfort your hearts and, with time, dry your tears. ”
27 of 40 | Posted by: Susan Sweeney - Richmond, TX

“Rest in peace my friend ”
28 of 40 | Posted by: Andy Lott - DelRio, TX - Amigo

“Nancy Lou, Christi and family, please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your loved one. You and the entire Childers family are in our...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Rosalyn Hester Baker - Lahaina, HI

30 of 40 | Posted by: Stacie Harper Epley - SEADRIFT, TX

“To Chris' family, condolences and prayers for your loss. Chris was a wonderful person, who always had a smile on his face and the ability to make...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Lisa Walla - Houston, TX - friend

“We offer our deepest sympathy in your time of need.We will pray for Chris and his loved ones. ”
32 of 40 | Posted by: Robert Horton - El campo, TX

“Peace and love for the entire Childers family. ”
33 of 40 | Posted by: Stephanie Vaught Loewe - Houston, TX

“My thoughts and heartfelt sympathy to the entire Childer's family. ”
34 of 40 | Posted by: Dawn Allison - El Campo, TX

“Remembering when in class we had show in tell and you and your dad came in with a snake and you were so proud and we were all scared and you ...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Deedee Skinner - Katy, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are continually with each one of you. I pray JESUS will bring much comfort to you. Love, Nancy ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Nancy Appling - Amarillo, TX

“Chris was a lighthearted, loving, caring and loyal person!! I am blessed to have known him! Sending prayers for healing to his family and friends. He...Read More »
37 of 40 | Posted by: Susan Wadsworth Prazak - TX

“Christi and entire family, There are truly no words that can take the pain away, but by the grace of God and His mighty love for all of you, I...Read More »
38 of 40 | Posted by: Val Hargrove - el campo, TX

“My Condolences to the entire Childers Family. No matter where or when you saw Chris he had a smile on his face. May his memories live on and he be...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Kendra Popp Charbula - Louise, TX

“Chris you will be forever missed but never forgotten. My prayers are with all the family and friends. May he rest in peace. ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: Jennifer Farrar Kollaja - TX

Christopher David Childers of El Campo, Texas was born on August 18, 1972 in Wharton Texas and passed away Friday, April 11, 2014.

Chris is survived by his daughter Hannah Childers, spouse Christi Childers, Mother Nancy Henderson Pfardrescher, father Bud Childers & wife Pam; sister Rachel & her husband Chip Hawkins and children, Reid & Hill of Kosciusko Mississippi; brother Jason Childers & spouse Maria, and children Makenzie, Mason and Matthew Hamilton of Bay City, Texas.

Chris served in the US Navy on the USS Harper from September 8, 1992 to September 7, 1996. He served as an HT3 (Hull Technician 3rd class). He was a well respected engineering consultant within the international oilfield industry both onshore & offshore.

Chris loved and enjoyed his family, friends & all things outdoors. His passions included fishing, hunting, & metal and leather work. He will be missed by all.
The Memorial Service is to be held on Thursday, April 17th at 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church in El Campo, TX.

In lieu of flowers, a Living Garden will be done in Chris's memory. Please contact DSG nursery at 979-543-7333 or make charitable donations to Operation Smile at or mail to 3641 Faculty Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23453.

Memories and condolences for the family may be left online at
Triska Funeral Home 979-543-3681