GRAHAM - Mr. Lee Roy "Buddy" Amos, 80, of 216 Eastway Lane, entered his journey with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at the Hospice Home in Burlington after a brief illness.
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A native of Stokes County, Mr. Amos was the husband of Sharon Amos, who survives, and the son of the late Moir Amos and the late Lettie Hawkins Amos. He was the stepson of the late Vivian Amos.
Mr. Amos served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He formerly worked for the Greensboro Fire Department and owned Amos Beauty Salon. He retired from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, where he was an inspector for the Department of Weights and Measures.
Mr. Amos was a member of Rankin Baptist Church in Greensboro. He was a Mason, Shriner and a member of the Royal Order of Jesters since 1964.
In addition to his wife Sharon, of the home, Mr. Amos is survived by two children, Rick Amos and his wife, Cindy, of Pawley's Island, S.C., and Melissa Amos of Graham; one stepson, Shannon Hughes of Charlotte; one grandchild, Dustin Lee Smith of Graham; one sister, Lorene Corns and her husband, Max Nance, of High Point and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Robin Hughes.
The family will receive friends at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. At other times they will be at the residence.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Rich and Thompson Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Steve Joyce. Burial will be in Graham Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance County, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
Online condolences may be made at www.richandthompson.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012