Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Amoses in:
 • Holy Cross Cemetery
 • Antioch
 • Contra Costa County
 • California
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Richard Leland Amos
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 29, 1921
Custer County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1996
Contra Costa County
California, USA

Richard Leland Amos
Jan. 29, 1921 - Sept. 19, 1996

Richard Amos, employed at U.S. Steel Corp. in Pittsburg for 35 years, died Thursday at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Martinez. He was 75.

The native of Sargent, Neb., lived in Pittsburg 50 years and had previously lived in Richmond. He was a member of Steelworkers Union Local 1440. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and was an avid sports fan. During World War II, he served in the Army.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Annie Amos of Pittsburg; daughters, Juanita Garibay and Loni Galusha, both of Antioch. Yvonne Campbell of Pleasant Hill and Carlotta Terrequez of Pittsburg, brothers, Adrain Amos of Galt, and James Amos of Fairfield; sisters, Beatrice Bolton of Roseburg, Ore., Merdith Burke of Orinda, and Lela Mae Estrada of Alamo; 11 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Children, Diana Correa and Ronald Amos.

Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Pittsburg Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the chapel. Inurnment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Antioch.

Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA) - Saturday, Sept. 21, 1996 
Family links: 
  James Leland Amos (1886 - 1974)
  Alma Alberta May Geiser Amos (1888 - 1974)
  Ann Mary Zamora Amos (1929 - 2017)*
  Juanita Marie Amos Garibay (1947 - 2012)*
  Diana Lee Amos Correa (1949 - 1994)*
  Beatrice Lorraine Amos Bolton (1916 - 2010)*
  Adrain Alfred Amos (1918 - 2006)*
  Wilda Gerene Amos (1919 - 1927)*
  Richard Leland Amos (1921 - 1996)
  Frances Lucille Amos (1922 - 1922)*
  Wanda Marie Amos Key (1923 - 1948)*
  James Leroy Amos (1926 - 2011)*
  Merdith Louise Amos Burke (1928 - 2016)*
  Lela May Amos Estrada (1932 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Cemetery
Contra Costa County
California, USA
Created by: Anita Amos Humphrey
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35731050
Richard Leland Amos
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Kimberley Terrill
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Richard, You have gone over to the other side of life, but will be forever remembered in our family tree
 Added: Aug. 30, 2016

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service