May 30, 1950 - September 29, 2020
Gilbert “Bud” Childers, 70, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at his home. He was born May 30, 1950 in Evansville, to the late Gilbert J. and Virginia (Becker) Childers. Bud graduated from Memorial High School in 1968 and was a third generation plumber. He was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 136 for 51 years. Bud was a Journeyman Plumber, Pipefitter, and Welder, retiring in 1999. He also was a treasurer in scouting. Bud always put others first and even saved a young man’s life. He coached at Evansville Babe Ruth. He was an excellent pool player and also enjoyed golf and fishing. Bud was known for his wit and sense of humor. Most important to Bud was spending time with his friends and family Bud is survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda (Engbers) Childers; sons, Brian (Andrea) Childers and Cory (Jennifer) Childers; daughter, Jill (Paul) Bright; grandchildren, Brianna Childers, Ashlyn Childers, Alexandra Childers, Brooklyn Childers, Jada Childers, Raven Childers, and Bradyn Bright; sisters, Sharon Cimon, Karen Schultz, Rose (Tom) Siscel, Ginger (Pat) Skarda; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his son, Jason Childers. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 5, 2020 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Avenue. Private funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020 with Father Zach Etienne officiating and will be livestreamed on the Ziemer Funeral Home and Cremation Services Facebook page. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, 2500 Mesker Park Drive. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2301 N Stockwell Rd., Evansville, IN 47715. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Gilbert “Bud” Childers, 70, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at his home. He was born May 30, 1950 in Evansville, to the late Gilbert J. and Virginia (Becker) Childers. Bud graduated from Memorial High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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