|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1914|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 1991|
Albert was the son of Joseph D. and Winnie Mae(King)Amos. In 1918 he moved with his family to Cowiche and graduated from Cowiche High School with the class of 1932. He then attended Washington State College in Pullman. He coached softball and basketball and started the Cowiche Apple Kings Basketball Team. For several years he held the State High School track record for the 1 mile. In 1946 he became Cowiche's first Fire Chief and in 1948 he was instrumental in starting the Naches Heights Volunteer Fire Dept. In the early 60's he traveled to Russia with People for People.
On January 16, 1948 he was married to Hattie Mae Mortimer in Tieton and together they farmed in Naches Heights. In 1972 they moved to Sunnyside and then in 1978 they retired from farming and moved to Yakima.
Mr. Amos was on the board of directors of the International Apple Growers and Packers Association as well as being on the board of directors of the Yakima Traffic Association. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Yakima and a member of Presbyterian Church of Sunnyside. He was a member of the Yakima Country Club, Elks Lodge of Naches No. 211, Yakima Scottish Rite Bodies, Past President of the Yakima Valley Shrine Club Past Worthy Patron of Order of Eastern Star Vesta Chapter No. 154, Afifi Shrine Temple, Shrine Mounted Patrol, and was very active in the food supply of the Shrine Hospital for Crippled Children in Spokane. He was also instrumental in organizing the Annual Shrine Football game.
His surviving family includes two step sons, Larry S. Mortimer and Richard (Dick) Mortimer; one daughter, Mrs. Jacob (Crickett) Van Pelt; one brother J. Harold Amos; one sister, Opal Carey Arntson; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Mae Amos on Auguest 4, 1983 and by one sister, Ethel Parker in 1982.
Joseph D Amos (1893 - 1955)
Winnie Belle King Amos (1895 - 1966)
Opal Amos Arntson (1912 - 1998)*
Albert Paul Amos (1914 - 1991)
Terrace Heights Memorial Park
Created by: Merrylee
Record added: Nov 11, 2012
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