Thomas D. Amos, 54, of Lincoln Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, formerly of Forty Fort, died Monday, January 3, 2011, at his apartment.
He was born in Kingston, on March 11, 1957, and was a son of Gregson T. Amos Sr. and Elizabeth (Betsy) Nealon Amos, of Forty Fort.
He attended Wyoming Valley West Schools and graduated from Luzerne County Community College.
Thomas earned an Eagle Scout Award with Cub Scout Pack 123, Forty Fort.
Thomas had resided in Wilkes-Barre for the past two years. Earlier, he had resided in Edwardsville and Forty Fort.
He was previously employed as a chef at Perugino’s Restaurant in Wilkes-Barre.
He was a member of the Forty Fort United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and Philadelphia Phillies fan.
Preceding him in death are his grandparents, Nellie and David Amos and Mary and Thomas Nealon.
Surviving, besides his parents, are his sister, Elizabeth (Buffy) Kreuzer, and her husband, George, Mountain Top; brothers, David A. Amos, Allport, Pa., and Gregson T. Amos Jr., Forty Fort; nieces and nephews; one great-niece, and one great-nephew.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with his pastor, the Rev. Donald A. Roberts Sr., officiating. Friends may call Wednesday from 1 p.m. until service time.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues, Forty Fort, PA 18704, or to Step By Step, 744 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.