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Billy Ray Amos

Billy Ray Amos, 85, of Moulton passed away Oct. 3 at his residence. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 6 at Lawrence Funeral Home. The family will have a private service later with Bro. Stanley Hargett and Bro. Bobby Amos officiating.

Billy was born Aug. 11, 1936, to John and Mrytle Amos. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.

Billy loved his church; he was ordained as a deacon at Bethsaida July 28, 1999, until the Lord called him home. He was the owner/operator of Amos Lumber Company for 40 years. Billy enjoyed watching The Price is Right, the Western channel and Fox News. He loved putting puzzles together and playing dominos and Rook. One of his favorite things to do was bird watching.

Survivors include his daughter, Debra Amos-Norwood (Bobby); daughter-in-law, Janice Amos; six grandchildren, Scotty Amos (Lesley), Rory Amos (Jessica), Josh Amos (Danielle), Amanda Bernard (Chris), Ryan Bain (Tiffany) and Samantha Warhurst (Brandon); 12 great-grandchildren, Christopher Amos, Tyler Amos, Reagan Amos, David Amos, Addison Amos, Marshall Amos, Noah Capelton, Konner Capelton, Branlee Capelton, Kaylee Bain, Sawyer Bain and Darci Bain; and his beloved pets, Dynasty and Libby Cate.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Gail Moland Amos; two sons, David Amos and Donny Amos; and his parents.

Pallbearers will be Scotty Amos, Rory Amos, Josh Amos, Ryan Bain, Brandon Warhurst and his long-time friend, Mike Logan.

The family extends special thanks to his longtime physician and friend, Dr. Mann of Florence, as well as Encompass Home Health, especially OC Drew, PT Kayla and nurse Jasmine, Southern Care New Beacon Hospice and nurses Megan and Bridget.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethsaida Cemetery Fund. Visit www.bradfordlawrencefh.com to leave online condolences and order flowers.

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