Childress, James Richard

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James Richard (Rickey) Childress, 68, passed away Thursday, April 28th, 2022. He was born January 17th, 1954 and at the time of his death he lived in Floyd but was formerly from Christiansburg.

Rickey was a master cabinet maker and his excellent work is in the homes of many satisfied homeowners throughout the area.

​His parents predeceased him – James B. Childress and Kathleen Wright King Childress. He was also predeceased by his brother, Danny King and wife Brenda King; brother-in-law, Doug Carter; and nephew, Joseph Carter.

Rickey is survived by his son, Eric Childress and wife Jennifer Childress; granddaughters, Cymberly Cressell, and Casey Bibb (Drew); grandson, Mason Childress; great granddaughter, Riverley Bibb; sisters, Rita Carter, Debbie King, and Lela Hogan (Dean); brothers, Benny Childress and Eddie King; and his ex-wife and mother of only child, Helen Poff. Rickey has numerous friends and co-workers who will miss his companionship and artistic skills in cabinetry. He had also lost several close friends over the years. Rickey will be greatly missed for his sense of humor and generosity.

​Memorial services at this time are pending.

The Childress family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.