EAST ORANGE, NJ - The news of the death of Rev. Irving Childress quickly spread throughout the area. Of his many accomplishment, Rev. Childress was best known in the community for his service as Police Sergeant for East Orange Police Department, Pastor at New Beginnings Faith Fellowship Ministries in Orange and as long standing member of the East Orange Chamber of Commerce.

In respond to the news, Chamber of Commerce President, Patrick Reid posted an announcement asking all local area member businesses to support a resolution to name Rev. Dr. Irving A. Childress Trustee Emeritus, posthumously as recognition of all the work he has done in support of the Chamber and community at large.

Reid writes, “It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Rev. Dr. Irving A. Childress. Rev. Childress was a valued board member of the East Orange Chamber of Commerce. He will be missed and forever in our hearts. I encourage everyone to attend funeral services in representation of our organization. 

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Services for Rev. Dr. Irving A. Childress are as follows:

Wake and Funeral Viewing Tuesday August 1, 2017 4-9 PM

 @ Zion Hill Baptist Church   

152 Osborne Terrance Newark, NJ

 Funeral Service Wednesday August 2, 2017 11:00 AM 

@ Zion Hill Baptist Church 

152 Osborne Terrance Newark, NJ