Charles "Dick" Richard Ames, 87, of Kalkaska, passed away on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Kalkaska Memorial Health Care - LTC. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Keith and Pearl (Schondel) Ames.
Dick is survived by his son, Charles "Charlie" R. (Linda) Ames, of South Boardman; his grandchildren, Jerry R. (Victoria) Ames, of Kingsley, and Michelle L. (Matthew) Price, of Kalkaska; and five great-grandchildren.
Dick married Shirley Ann Fowler on May 16, 1950 in Angola, Indiana, and she preceded him in death in 1996.
Dick spent his life in the automotive world specializing as a tool and die operator, retiring from Jeep in Toledo after 30 years of service.
His hobbies included bird watching, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Evergreen Bible Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m., with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service, at Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home. Pastor Bill Kuiper of Evergreen Bible Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in LaSalle.
Memorials may be given to Evergreen Bible Baptist Church, 2972 Saunders Road SE, Kalkaska, MI 49646; or Heartland Hospice, 4020 Copper View #113, Traverse City, MI 49684.
Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.
Published on December 3, 2017