Alan Lynn Childers, 52, of Sullivan passed away at 7:37 a.m. Monday (January 21, 2013) at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home, Windsor with Rev. Richard Eident officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday. The family requests casual attire.Burial will be in French Cemetery near Allenville. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society.

He was born March 7, 1960 in Mattoon the son of Robert and Barbara (Nichols) Childers. He married Robin Maynard February 2, 2012 in Sullivan.

He was employed at Master Craft Cabinets in Arthur. Alan loved to ride motorcycles, fishing, good times with friends, eating out and his animals. He was a big man with a big heart.

Surviving are his wife, Robin: son, Greg Childers of Gays; daughters, Heidi Hilts of Loveland, CO; step-daughters, Camille and Brooke Flannell of Sullivan; parents, Robert and Barbara Childers of Gays; grandchildren, Mason, Meledie, Gracie, Elizabeth, Harmony and Rhythum; grandmother and step-grandfather, Margie and Evan Baker of Mt. Morris, MI; brother, Steve Childers of Mattoon; sister Sheila Childers of Gays; many wonderful aunts, uncles and cousins, more good friends than you can count and two adoring puppies, Corky and Daisy.