Lt. Col. (Ret.) Clinton D. Amos, Jr. Lt. Col. Amos was born May 19, 1928 to the late Clinton and Lilla Amos. His soul went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2022. He is a strong believer in the mercy and grace of God and in the sacrifice of His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ.
Lt. Col. Amos’ daughter Clivetta Doleman (husband Albert) have called Salisbury home for over 30 years. They raised their three sons here, Albert Doleman, Jr. (Tiffany), Garrett Doleman and Patrick Doleman.
Lt. Col. Amos leaves one son Torrence Burt Amos (Angie), three daughters, Clivetta Doleman (Albert), Lydia Amos and Lisa Larrieu (Clifford) to cherish his memory. He is preceeded in death by his first/late wife (Marguerite Amos) and his youngest daughter, Keisha Amos (mother, Ethel Amos). He also leaves 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, a sister Nan Howard, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends all who will cherish and love him forever.
Col. Amos was a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church in New Orleans, LA where he served as a member of the Finance Committee, Staff Pastor/Parish Relations Committee, United Methodist Men, Silverstone’s Senior Adult Ministry and the Men’s Chorus.
He has a heart of gold and gave to many charitable organizations on a regular basis; Disabled American Vets, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Covenant House just to name a few of his most cherished.
Col. Amos graduated from Hampton Institute, Hampton, VA and earned his Master of Education from Pennsylvania State (Penn State), State College, PA.
He is a retired Lt. Col. of the United States Army where he served his last tour of duty as Inspector General at Ft. Benning, GA. He served in the Korean and Viet Nam wars. He also retired as Dean of the Business Technologies Division and Asst. Dean of Instruction at State Technical Institute in Memphis, TN.
He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, BETA CHI Chapter, Hampton Institute, Phi Delta Kappa Professional Fraternity, Penn State Chapter, Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, Penn State Chapter, and Military Officers Association of America (Life Member).
Funeral services for Col. Amos will be held in his hometown of Ft. Valley, GA.
May God bless all of you who made him feel at home right here. I know our father would want you to know that he appreciates your kindness. As he so often says, “Much Love”.
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