Richard "Rich" Amey Obituary

Richard "Rich" L. Amey

July 19, 1936 - October 9, 2017
Born in Youngstown, Ohio
Resided in Austintown, OH
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Richard "Rich" L. Amey, 81

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 15th at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel for Richard "Rich" L. Amey, 81 of Austintown who died Monday afternoon at Austinwoods Care Center. Rich was born July 19, 1936, in Youngstown, a son of the late Louis H. and Leona Mae (Applegate) Amey. He graduated from Boardman High School and attended Youngstown University. Rich's first job was with Isaly's in Boardman, then Loblaw's, and eventually retiring from Chesebrough Ponds in 1991, as their top salesman. Rich was an avid sportsman. He enjoyed playing golf and tennis and coaching youth basketball and baseball. He was passionate about spending time with his grandchildren, reading to them, telling them stories about his life adventures and teaching them about sports and the importance of good sportsmanship. Rich was a kind and generous man who dedicated his life to his wife, Mary Lou (Gray) Amey, whom he married on January 10, 1970, and his children, Mary Ellen (Mike) Perry of Colorado; Karen Hoffer of Boardman; Janet (Tom) Mackall of Youngstown; James (Toni) Amey of Canfield; and Richard (Jodie) Amey of Canfield; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Rich also leaves a sister, Marilyn Entzi and two brothers, Robert (Nancy) Amey and William (Jean) Amey. Besides his parents and his wife, Rich was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, John Entzi; a grandson, Kenneth Groves and great-grandson, Anthony Groves. Friends may call on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. The family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr. Suite E, Green, Ohio 44685 or to the Mill Creek Junior Baseball League, 1106 Bears Den Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44511

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Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel
5797 Mahoning Ave.
Austintown, OH US 44515
Sunday, October 15, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel
5797 Mahoning Ave
Austintown, OH US 44515
Sunday, October 15, 2017
3:00 PM


Crossroads Hospice
3743 Boettler Oaks Drive
Green, OH US 44685
Mill Creek Junior Baseball League
1106 Bears Den
youngstown, OH United States 44511