Mr. Arthur Leroy Childress was born on May 24, 1937 to Kenneth and Helen Childress in Kansas City, Kansas. He served his country in the U.S. Army for many years until he was honorably discharged from the military. Arthur loved to share that he was God's favorite. He displayed his love for the Lord as well by becoming engaged in various ministries. During his membership; he was heavily involved in participating at Victorious Life Church for over ten plus years. He faithfully attended Christian Education, Bible Study, and was committed to Prayer Group every Wednesday. Mr. Childress leaves to cherish his memories a host of nieces and nephews: Kenneth Nooner, Harold Caldwell, James Childress, a nephew a.k.a. Bug Childress (all of Kansas City, MO); Greg Vetaw (Minneapolis, MN); Vernon Caldwell, Robert Caldwell, Kenny Caldwell, Ray Charles Caldwell (all of Wichita, KS). Nieces Helen Caldwell (Minneapolis, MN), Ann Caldwell, Leslie Caldwell, Denise Caldwell (Wichita, KS); Phyllis Taylor (Chicago, IL). He was preceded in death by all his immediate family members; mother and father; siblings Robert, a brother known as "L," Kenneth, Phillip, Dorothy and Helen; and a niece, Cathy.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Lawrence A. Jones Linwood Chapel. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Interment 1:30 p.m. in Leavenworth National Cemetery.