Edward Amos

Edward V. Amos Sr.

Thursday, February 28th, 1924 - Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Edward V. Amos, Sr., 95, of Sistersville, WV was reunited with his wife on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Ed was born February 28, 1924 in Middlebourne, WV; son of the late Clem and Lula (Mercer) Amos.

He was a retired field engineer for St. Regis and was a retired operator for PPG; loved gardening and playing golf; a U.S. Marine serving during WWII; member of Sistersville VFW Post 6327, American Legion Post No. 86 and New Martinsville Moose Lodge #931; served with the Honor Guard “Blue Blazers” for thirty years and a Protestant by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary (Maidens) Amos; second wife, Catherine (Riggs) Amos; four siblings, Clem Amos, II, Burl Amos, Gertrude Davis and James Amos and two step-sons, Larry and Tim Still.

Surviving are two sons, Edward (Cathy) Amos, Jr. and Robert (Barbara) Amos both of Paden City, WV; daughter, Edna “Sis” (LeeRoy) Travis of Paden City, WV; three step-children, Nila Goudy and Kitty (Rick) Knowlton both of Sistersville, WV and Susan (Mick) Price of Ravenswood, WV; sister, Jane Zantine of Bowerston, OH; sister-in-law, Shirley Amos of Paden City, WV; five grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; several step grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends received 2-7 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City where services will be held 1 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 2019. Burial to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens.

Honor Guard will conduct military services.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Ed’s name, to VFW Scholarship Fund, Sistersville VFW Post 6327, 504 Diamond St., Sistersville, WV 26175 or Paden City Flag Fund, WesBanco, 101 S 4th Ave., Paden City, WV 26159.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Jarvis-Williams Funeral Homes
    309 N 4th Ave
    PADEN CITY, WV 26159
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  • Service

    Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 1:00pm
    Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home - Paden City
    309 North Fourth Avenue
    Paden City, WV 26159
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  • Interment

    Paden Memorial Gardens
    Rt 2
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Angel F. Hickman

Posted at 04:14pm
I am so sorry to hear of the passing our your daddy...you are in my thoughts and prayers.


Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard

Posted at 09:28am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Edward V. Amos, Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Marine Veteran, Edward V. Amos, Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Dennis & Myra Meko

Posted at 09:03am
Mrs Barb Amos & Family,
We would like to send our Sympathy at this time.

Becky Cooper

Posted at 09:00am
So sorry for the family! When I was growing up, Ed, Jr. Smith, and others were in a car-pool to PPG with my Mother. Gosh, I miss them all!

Robert Martin

Posted at 08:23am
Rob and Ed, Sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I still remember his effort's to keep the baggers operating when Iron Oxide Milling started up. Prayers for the family.

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