|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1913|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 1993|
Eldon Eugene Amos, a 33 year resident of Groveland, passed away at a hospital in Sonora. The retired custodian was born in LeGrande, Oregon.
Before moving to Groveland, Mr. Amos worked for 20 years as a custodian for the City of San Jose.
His memberships included the Independent Order of Foresters and the American Association of Retired Persons. He was survived by his wife and many descendents of his growing family tree.
His family history is as follows:
Eldon grew up in LaGrande, Oregon, and Port Angeles, Washington. His brothers were Elmer, Norman and Leonard.
Eldon Eugene Amos was the son of William Elmer and Emma (or Anna) Amos. Eldon's father was 21 years old and his mother 18 years old when they married, and they lived in LaGrande, Oregon on Z Street. Eldon's maternal grandparents, Valford and Sarah Rodgers, lived nearby.
Eldon was the younger brother of Elmer and the older brother of Norman and Leonard. Eldon's father was employed at a lumber mill in La Grande and later was a tree tender at a paper mill in Port Angeles, Washington.
Eldon's father and three of his grandparents were born in Missouri, and his mother was born in Colorado. His maternal grandfather was born in Virginia. Eldon and his older brother and Norman were born in Oregon. Leonard, his younger brother, was born in Washington.
Eldon's older brother, Elmer Merrill Amos, was born May 2, 1910 in Oregon and passed away December 4, 1951 in Stanislaus County, California.
William Elmer Amos (1884 - 1980)
Enna Pearl Rogers Amos (1892 - 1968)
Anna V. Amos (1917 - 2004)
Elmer Merrill Amos (1910 - 1951)*
Phyllis Laraine Amos (1912 - 1912)*
Eldon Eugene Amos (1913 - 1993)
Norman Kendall Amos (1923 - 2008)*
Note: buried with wife Anna V. and her parents
Columbia Public Cemetery
Plot: Pg 2, Sec 60, plot 3
Created by: Root Sleuth
Record added: May 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26915469
It was a dirty job, but your work as a custodian was definitely appreciated. Upon your retirement, you chose to be active in the community. Good for you, Eldon. May you shine brightly in heaven.|
Mohr Historical Researcher
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