RICHARD C. AMES, 68, died November 8, 2008 after a lengthy illness. Born April 8 1940, in Denver, Colorado, he moved to Houston with his family in 1946. He was predeceased by his parents, Curtis B. Ames and Florence Mead Ames. Richard is survived by his brothers, John Ames, and wife, Carol, Steve Ames, Doug Ames and wife, Amy, and sister, Honey Ames Ashworth, and several nieces and nephews. Richard was a graduate of Lamar High School and TCU. He served his country in the Air Force reserves. A memorial service will be held at West University United Methodist Church, 3611 University Blvd., on Saturday, November 22, at 10 am.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 20, 2008.