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George Amos

George Edward "Eddie" Amos

Friday, June 18th, 1943 - Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Obituary

George “Eddie” Amos, 77, of Salem, VA, went to be with the Lord after courageously fighting ALS on Monday, July 13, 2020. He was born on Friday, June 18, 1943, to the late Pete and Irene Andrews Amos in Roanoke, VA. Eddie loved sudoku puzzles, woodworking, bluegrass, and country music, and being outdoors watching sporting events or doing any activity involving his family or his church family. He was active in the community and was also a member of the Southwest Virginia Emmaus Community Walk 107. Eddie became a Deacon at Bethel Baptist Church in Salem, VA, where and his family and himself attended faithfully. He was a devoted follower of Christ, even witnessing the Gospel just days before being called to his heavenly home. In his youth, Eddie heard the call of our nation and was proud to have served in the U.S. Army fighting in the Vietnam conflict. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Boyd Amos; sister, Marcella Simmons, and Rebecca Amos, all of Vinton, VA.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 33 years, Sharon Amos of Salem; children, Jackie Amos, Kaye Williams and husband, Gary, Amber Mitchell and husband, Chris, Mandie Williford and husband, Braxton, and Marcee McMillan and husband, Paul; grandson, Gabe Mitchell; and a granddaughter on the way.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020, at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Hilton Jeffreys officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton.
Friends may visit with the family from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.johnmoakey.com.


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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 16th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 16th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, July 16th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 16th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
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  • Service

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, July 17th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    John M. Oakey & Son Chapel
    Address
    305 Roanoke Boulevard
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Hilton Jeffreys
  • Interment

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 |
    When
    Friday, July 17th, 2020
    Location
    Mountain View Cemetery
    Address
    1401 Mountain View Rd.
    Vinton, VA 24179
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Sharon Peters Lehman

Posted at 06:18pm
The Amos’ lived in front of us and Eddie taught me to ride my first bike. May God give your family comfort at this time.
Sharon Peters Lehman 😢
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Jana Adams Heck

Posted at 01:54am
Kaye, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort are being spoken for you and your family.
Jana Adams Heck
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