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Ammons went to his heavenly home July 26, 2013. Born February 4 1926 in Kenedy, Texas, the only child of Archie Davis and Lala O. Bridge Ammons.
After graduating from Kenedy High School as Class President and Valedictorian, Archie entered A&M College of Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy 1945-1946 and returned to A&M to receive his B.S. Electrical Engineering in January 1948.
Archie worked for Texaco Research & Technical Dept, Bellaire Laboratory, from February 1948 until his retirement in November 1986. Archie was a founding member of Bellaire United Methodist Church and a charter member of Bellaire Lodge #1336 AF&AM.
Archie was preceded in death by the love of his life, Esther Maureen, his wife of 65 years.
Archie is survived by sons Paul Fariss Ammons, David Edward Ammons and wife Alicia, daughter Mary Ammons Prior and husband Tom, grandchildren Archie Ammons, Samantha Ammons, John Paul Ammons, Brian Ammons, Megan Hill, Jason Prior and Ryan Prior, & 6 great-grandchildren.
Celebration of Life service will be held at Bellaire United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bellaire United Methodist Church Endowment Fund, 4417 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Aug. 22, 2013