Obituary: Cristin Lee Childress

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Cristin Lee Childress

Cristin Lee Childress

Cristin Lee Childress, 48, of Antioch and formerly of Lowell, Indiana, passed away May 24, 2020. 

He was a 1990 graduate of Lowell High School. Cristin was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving at Camp Pendleton, California from 1991-1995. He was an avid fisherman, he loved the outdoors and was a voracious reader. 

He was preceded in death by his son, David G. Childress; father, David L. Childress; and grandparents, Glen and Inez Fox and Robert and Vera Childress. 

Cristin is survived by his daughter, McKenah Childress of Valparaiso, Indiana; mother, Gayle Fox-Herring, and stepfather, Joel Herring of Franklin; sister, Marnie (David) Bushmole; and nieces, Emily and Abbigayle Bushmole, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois. 

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date in Lowell, Indiana. In Cristin’s memory, memorials may be made to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at


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