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John E. Childers

January 5, 1947 - November 5, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: November 15, 2018


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John E Childers passed away November 5, 2018 after a valiant two year battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born in Ross, California on January 5, 1947. After attending Terra Linda High School he served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1972. After the Navy he attended and graduated from Sonoma State University. He then worked for the Marin County Assessor’s Office for 30 years, retiring in 2008 as Assistant Assessor.

During his retirement he enjoyed gardening, traveling and relaxing at his cabin in South Lake Tahoe. He was preceded in death by his wife Patty Childers and his parents Clarence and Mary Margaret Childers.
He is survived by his partner Joanne Goebel, his son Michael Morris, Brothers Richard Childers and Robert Childers and Sister Sharon Sluggett, grandchildren, nieces and nephews and great nieces.

Friends and Family are invited to Adobe Creek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 331 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, California on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 11am to 1pm for Visitation with the Funeral Services following at 1 pm. Graveside Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran Street, Petaluma, CA 94952 Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797 or Veterans of Foreign Wars