Ernesto "Ernie" Roman Amaya, 40, of Jacksonville, passed away Thursday evening at Vidant Medical Center.
He is finally at peace with his mother, Norma "Cookie" Bauman.
Ernie is survived by his wife, Tina Amaya; father, Arthur Bauman Jr. (Lynda) of Midland, Mich.; sisters, Pattie Melendez, Yolanda Melendez and Roberta Darden; nieces, Kendra Zerba and Chelsea Zerba; and nephews, Nathan Zerba and AJ Melendez.
Services will be private per family request.
Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home of Jacksonville.