Jerry L. Amos
January 30, 1941 ‒ October 21, 2017
Jerry L. Amos, age 76 of Sunbury died unexpectedly Saturday October 21, 2017 at Grady Memorial Hospital.
He was born on January 30, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio the son of the late Fred Herbert and Marcella (White) Amos.
Jerry married his high school sweetheart, Kathy S. Laurent in January of 1962. Jerry graduated in 1959 and Kathy in 1961 From Linden McKinley. 2018 would have marked 56 years together as husband, wife, and best friends.
While at Linden McKinley, Jerry excelled on the football field.
Jerry worked as a customer service agent for US Air for over 30 years until his retirement.
He held memberships at the Sunbury Eagles and VFW, Ohio Bluebird Society, Ducks Unlimited, and the Audubon Society.
Jerry loved the outdoors. Hunting, fishing, and trapping were his great passions. In fact, he loved the outdoors so much he painted and took wildlife photos as well. He’d also play Poker weekly at the VFW and was an avid OSU football fan.
Jerry truly loved his family and will be missed by his wife Kathy; son Danny and his wife Sue of Sunbury; brother Fred and his wife Jerrie of Powell; granddaughters Alexis (Christopher Potter) Amos and Sage Haines; great grandchildren Jaxson and Cadence Potter; and several nieces and nephews.
Jerry was fond of saying, “life is good”.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Dana Herbert Amos.
Cremation will take place and a service celebrating Jerry’s life will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11 AM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074. Friends may call from 10 AM until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Ohio Bluebird Society at https://www.ohiobluebirdsociety.org/
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Jerry’s family. Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com