|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1928|
|Death: ||Nov. 29, 2005|
Andrew Harold Amyx
(January 19, 1928 - November 29, 2005)
Andrew Harold Amyx, 77, of Venice, died Tuesday, November 29, 2005. Andy, the oldest of four children was born to loving parents, Loy Brack and Elizabeth Amyx on January 19, 1928 in Middletown, Ohio.
He moved to Venice, Ohio from Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1976. Andy was a graduate from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in advertising. Prior to his broadcasting career he served as Boy Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America. He was a market research manager and promotion director for Time-Life Broadcast stations WOOD-TV-AM/FM. He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Doran during the World War II emergency program. He was a member of Variety Club International, Rotary, National Broadcaster Promotion Association, Advertising Club of America, Who's Who In America in Advertising, Venice Elks, the Board of Directors for South Venice Fire Department and Myakla Pines Golf Club. On TV he portrayed Bozo the Clown, Pedals the Clown, Chico the Clown, and was a TV spokesperson for Sunbeam Company. Andy was an author of a humorous book and other articles of human interest. He was a Catholic and member of the Epiphany Cathedral Church.
Survivors include his devoted wife and best friend, Marilyn, of 53 years of marriage; daughter, Cynthia Amyx Kloster of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; two sons, Daniel Amyx of Fort Pierce, Florida and Timothy Amyx of Grand Rapids, Michigan. His pride and joy are his four grandchildren, Steven Kloster, Justin Amyx, Nathan Avey, and Elizabeth Amyx.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were suggested to the Heart and Lung Association.
Those who had the privilege of knowing our beloved Husband, Father, and Grandfather have been blessed with his humor and kindness. We will miss him but will see him again in the hereafter. Private services will be held at a later date.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Greg Adkins
Record added: Oct 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30889386
Thank you for putting many smiles on children's faces.|
Added: Oct. 26, 2008