Times West Virginian
Harold Ross Amos, 89, of Scott Township, Pa., formerly of Mt. Lebanon, Pa., died suddenly Saturday evening (Jan. 4, 2014).
He was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Fairmont. 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; and 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 U.S. 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, Pa., and the very first residents of Providence Point in Scott Township, Pa.
He was an active member of Mt. Lebanon United 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 at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the 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, www.laughlinfuneralhome.com.