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Kenneth Ames

Kenneth E. Ames, 97, formerly of Sycamore, died at 9:01 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. He was born on Dec. 9, 1925, in Beach City, to Brice and Marie (Firestone) Ames. He married Blanch Irene (Curlis) Ames on Aug. 25, 1946, at Sycamore United Methodist Church and she died Jan. 6, 1976.
Surviving are the following children: Ron (Charity) Ames, Sycamore; Sue Quillen, Tiffin; Lindel Bils, Upper Sandusky; Kim Ames, Sycamore; and Polly (David) Stevens, McCutchenville. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He also had a special companion for many years, Lois Bates, who survives.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Daune Ames; brother, Wilmer Ames; sister, Velma Ripley; and a son-in-law, Dave Bils.
Kenneth was a long hall truck owner/operator and also in his spare time was a heavy equipment operator.
He was a member of Sycamore United Methodist Church, was a lifetime member of Sycamore American Legion Post #250 and also was a lifetime member of the VFW. He was a a member of the Teamster Union 92, Canton, and the Central States United Teamster Union, Chicago, Ill. He also was a World War ll Navy veteran serving our country from 1943-1946.
Funeral services for Kenneth will be held on Tuesday, March 14, at 1 p.m. at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, with the Rev. Amy Vittorio officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, where the Sycamore American Legion Post #250 will conduct a military graveside service. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 14, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the funeral service.
Memorial contributions can be made to Sycamore United Methodist Church, Sycamore American Legion Post #250 or Wyandot County Humane Society in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882.
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