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Thurman Amos

January 24, 1948 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 73)
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Thurman Amos, age 73, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital Downtown, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

Thurman was born January 24, 1948 in Marion, Indiana the son of the late Thurman Richard and Mary Lou (Lynch) Amos.  He married Mary Marie Taylor, and she preceded him in death.

Thurman was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps where he served three tours in Vietnam in 1966, 1967 and 1969.  He was also a rifle instructor when he came back stateside.  Thurman was a truck driver for Hiner Transport in Huntington.  He loved his family and grandchildren very much and never gave up without a fight.  He was a member of the Marine Corp. League Tripoli Detail and the Swayzee Church of the Nazarene.

He is survived by sons, Matthew (Amanda) Taylor of Marion and Larry (Carrie) Amos of Albany;  daughters, Jill (J.D.) Dishman of Gas City and Angel Moore of Marion; brother, Larry (Kathy) Amos of Elwood; sister, Barbara (Kenneth) Randolph of Tennessee; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Stacy Dunning and a sister, Karen Tudor.

Visitation for friends and family will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.  Funeral Services will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Milissa Beeman officiating.

Burial will follow in Thrailkill Cemetery, Swayee, Indiana.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Swayzee Church of the Nazarene, 2560 S. 800 West, Swayzee, Indiana 46986; or to the Marine Corps League Tripoli Detachment #844, C/O Conrad Heslin, P.O. Box 193, Swayzee, Indiana 46986.

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November 30, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Raven-Choate Funeral Home
1202 Kem Road
Marion, IN 46952

Funeral Service
November 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Raven-Choate Funeral Home
1202 Kem Road
Marion, IN 46952


Swayzee Church of the Nazarene
2560 S 800 West, Swayzee IN 46986

Marine Corps League Tripoli Detachment #844
C/O Conrad Heslin P.O. Box 193, Swayzee IN 46986

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