Age 89, of Scott Twp., formerly of Mt. Lebanon, suddenly on Saturday evening, January 4, 2014. Born January 2, 1925 in Fairmont, WV, he was the son of the late G. Merle and Edith Frey Amos; beloved husband for 57 years of Yvonne "Bonnie" Richards Amos; loving father of Harold R. "Chip" Amos, Jr. and his wife, Lori and Timothy Richard "Tim" Amos and his wife, Lisa; brother of the late George M. Amos, Jr. (Betty). Harold attended West Fairmont High School and graduated from Greenbriar Military Academy. He is a graduate of West Virginia University and was a member of Delta Tau Delta. He served with distinction in the US Army Air Corps in the Pacific during World War II and was the recipient of four Bronze Stars. Harold started a career with Consolidation Coal Company now called Consol Energy, retiring at the position of assistant to the comptroller in 1988 after 45 years. Harold and Bonnie were long-time residents of Mt. Lebanon and the very first residents of Providence Point in Scott Township. He was an active member of Mt. Lebanon Methodist Church where he was an usher and participated in many financial committees. He was also active for many years in the Lions Club. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3319 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 or the Baptist Homes Foundation Samaritan Fund, 489 Castle Shannon Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Arrangements by LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2014