Carl E. Amos

April 07, 1935 ‒ September 14, 2010

Howard, Ohio

Carl E. Amos, age 75, of Howard, OH passed away on Tuesday morning, September 14, 2010 at his home. He was born on April 7, 1935 in Woodsfield, OH, son of the late Frank and Thelma (Steed) Amos.

Carl was a retired Zone Manager for Ford Motor Company in Cleveland with 43 years of faithful service and was an Army Veteran. He was a member of Saint Luke Catholic Church in Danville. Carl enjoyed hunting, golfing, and boating in his spare time.

Carl is survived by his wife, Cecilia (Stocker) Amos, whom he married on November 28, 1964; a daughter, Kimberly (Carl) Wirtz of Strongsville; grandchildren, Ryan, Austin, and Devon Wirtz; his step mother, Glenna Amos of New Matamoras; brothers, George (Terry) Amos and Frank (Jesse) Amos both of New Matamoras, and John (Mary) Winland of Barnesville; and sisters, Doris Latimer, Frankie Ritchie, and Barbara (Paul) Rinard all of Woodsfield, Nancy Amos and Ruth (Gary) Cochran both of New Matamoras, and Martha (Harold) Hickenbottom of Barnesville.

In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by a brother, John Amos and a sister, Mary Brubaugh.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 17, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Dowds- Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, OH. A vigil service will follow the calling hours.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Saint Luke Catholic Church in Danville, OH with Rev. Father F. Richard Snoke as the Celebrant. Burial will be at a later date. Military honors will be provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council and will be observed following the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made in Carl’s honor to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 or the American Cancer Society, Central Region-Knox, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Carl E. Amos.