James Amos Obituary
 
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James Andrew Amos Sr.

August 16, 1932 - November 10, 2014
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James A. Amos, Sr., 82, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be held at 3:00p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. James was born in Hickman, KY to Angeline (Cross) and Elliott Amos on the 16th of August, 1932. He completed high school in 1951 and graduated from Cisco Junior College in 1979. James retired from the U.S. Air Force on January 1, 1972 and was employed by the City of Abilene and Aleen Inc. He then...
James A. Amos, Sr., 82, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be held at 3:00p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.

James was born in Hickman, KY to Angeline (Cross) and Elliott Amos on the 16th of August, 1932. He completed high school in 1951 and graduated from Cisco Junior College in 1979. James retired from the U.S. Air Force on January 1, 1972 and was employed by the City of Abilene and Aleen Inc. He then worked as the Director of Security for 18 ½ years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a sister, Annie M. Starks; a granddaughter, Sharanda Amos; and two brothers, Richard K. Amos and William J. Amos. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Amos of Abilene; daughters, Teresa J. Hill of Louisville, KY, and Saundra A. Amos of Detroit, MI; sons, James A. Amos, Jr. of Dallas, TX, and Rodney A. Amos of Carlsbad, NM; grandchildren, Rashod Amos and wife, Clarrisa, Andrew Amos, and Kyra Amos of Carlsbad, NM, Traci Taylor of Louisville, KY, and Taylor Lynn Amos of Garland, TX; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, and first cousins.

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