Robert D. Amos ’55

Robert D. Amos ’55, of Schulenburg, Tex., formerly of Cooleemee, N.C., passed away Feb. 2, 2009, in Schulenburg. Amos was born Jan. 9, 1932, in Mecklenburg County, N.C., to the late Lottie and Hiram Dean Amos. He attended Davidson on a football scholarship from 1952-54. Amos was a veteran of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne from 1953-55. He graduated from Carson Newman College in Tennessee in 1958. Amos had lived in Cooleemee from 1971-2006. He enjoyed a long career with the N.C. Department of Natural Resources. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Amos, in 2005. Survivors include two daughters, Jill Amos Lindblade (Philip), 2911 Colonel Court Dr., Richmond, TX 77406-6703, and Robyn Youngblood (Gene); three granddaughters, Abby Lindblade, Rachel Lindblade, and Amber Youngblood; a sister, Beth Long; a brother, Jerry Amos; and many relatives and friends.