MYRTLE BEACH—Walter “Sonny” Childrey III, 58, passed away peacefully on May 30 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Richmond, Virginia, he was a son of the late Walter R. and Phyllis (Uzel) Childrey Jr.

Devoted to his family, whom he loved dearly, Sonny liked to ride his motorcycle and drive fast cars. He fought a courageous battle through his whole life to the end.

Sonny is survived by sister Brenda Weber (Ron); halfsisters Pam Gavin and Patti Loy;1 halfbrother Vernon Martin and many nieces and nephews.

Sonny’s family greeted friends June 2 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Sonny’s name to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave. N, Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

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