George Amon Webster

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George Amon Webster. December 10, 1945 - September 28, 2013. George was born in Osceola, AR, the 8th son and 10th child of George Archie and Odie Flossie Webster. He was a 1963 graduate of Flint Southwestern High School. He excelled as a pitcher on the baseball diamond and was a fan of the Detroit Tigers. George Amon spent most of his working career sharing the love of God through song. Most notably on a national level with: Cathedral Quartet, The Brothers, Heartland Boys and Toney Brothers, and also at a local level with: the Templeaires, Calvarymen, Salvation Singing Society, Selah, Frontiersmen, Destiny and the Webster Brothers. While he was singing with Cathedral Quartet, the group won Dove Awards and received Grammy nominations. George was also honored, as a member of The Brothers, to sing at the National Prayer Breakfast in 1981 for President Ronald Reagan. In 2011 he was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was preceded in death by: his parents, brothers: Alfred, Neal and Charles; and sister: Sarah Bernell. Survived by two children, Timothy and Tamyra; six grandchildren: Zachary, Taylor, Joshua, Ryan, Brittany and Trey; four brothers: Jerry, Ken, Larry and Dannie; one sister: Shirley (Albert) Wash; nieces, nephews and many special friends. Memorial Service at Beacon Baptist Church, 2315 Beville Rd., Daytona Beach, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m., with Pastor Dannie Webster.

Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Oct. 9, 2013