William Ampey, 89Published 12:45pm Thursday, August 2, 2012
William Ampey, 89
Born: Jan. 15, 1923
Died: July 25, 2012
William E. Ampey, 89, of Cassopolis, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 15, 1923, in Calvin Township to Carl and Mamie (Lawson) Ampey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Emily Hunley; sisters, Martha Emily Wright and Jessie Powell; and brothers, Clarence Ampey and Oren Chavous.
He was a member of Kalamazoo Lodge, F & AM and Penn Friends Community Church, Cassopolis.
William is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and David Hunley of Cassopolis; one son, William O. Ampey of Cassopolis; two granddaughters, Pamela Osborn and August Hunley; one grandson, Matthew Hunley; and sister-in-law, Ruth Ampey of Clovis, N.M.
Family and friends gathered at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, for a graveside service in Calvin Community Cemetery, Calvin Township, with the Rev. Carl Wright, pastor of First Baptist Church, Decatur, officiating.
The family prefers memorial contributions Hospice at Home, Inc.-St. Joseph, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Online condolences may be posted at wagnercares.com.