Charles Chuza Ames, Jr.

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December 25, 1942 - January 13, 2020
Born in Coshocton, OH
Resided in St. Peters, MO

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Charles Chuza Ames, Jr., of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at the age of 77. Loving husband of Vergie L. Ames; beloved son of the late Charles C. Ames, Sr. and Nettie O. Monk; devoted father of Pauletta (Dennis, Sr.) Carrington, Carl (Stephanie) Ames, Charles C. Ames III, Andrew B. (Precious) Ames, Thomas I. (Tonya) Ames, Jessica (Floyd) White, and Inez I. Sebree (fiancé Michael); cherished grandfather of 24 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; dear brother of Rachel Moore, Simeon (Lucinda) Ames, Sr., Absalom (Daisey) Ames, Mary (Isaac) Pearson, Evangeline Monk, Natalie (James) Anderson, and Robert Lucas; beloved uncle, cousin, brother-in-law, and friend to many. Charles is also preceded in death by his daughter, Ruth I. Ames; brother, John Phillip Ames; and sister, Kezia Boyd.

Charles was an Ordained Minister of The Supreme Council of the House of Jacob of the United States of America, Inc. He proudly served in the United States Navy and Retired from the United States Army Reserve. Charles loved to sing church music. He was a fun-loving family man who was always the center of attention. Charles absolutely adored his family and was a devoted loving husband of 50 years to his wife, Vergie. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Memorials may be made in Charles's honor to the American Lung Association.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Thomas I Ames January 14, 2020 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    candle 6Rest in Paradise papa!!!! Love you

  2. Inez Sebree January 14, 2020 at 10:45 pm - Reply

    candle 1RIP Daddy. I miss you so much. I love you!! I know you are shining down on us.

  3. Andrew Ames January 15, 2020 at 5:13 am - Reply

    I am sad you gone but full with joy that you are at peace with god. No more pain pop, Rest In Peace until we meet again. Love Always Andrew AKA Panda

    • Crystal January 15, 2020 at 8:16 pm - Reply

      Hey uncle how do it post I wrote a message and mines not showing

    • Pauletta January 15, 2020 at 8:21 pm - Reply

      candle 5Daddy we will miss you so much. This is a pill I can not swallow. I know you are in a better place no more suffering. God call for his angel to come home.
      Love you, Pauletta

  4. Andrew Ames January 15, 2020 at 5:21 am - Reply

    It seem like just yesterday I told you take care when I came to visit. I didn’t know that would be my last time I hear your voice. Pop I miss your presence but I know you are pain free and resting peacefully. Your Son Andrew

  5. Precious January 15, 2020 at 12:48 pm - Reply

    candle 8I never thought this would happen so soon. I understand that you were tired. You will be missed by me and the girls as well. Your loooooooooooong stories and your many funny moments. You will be missed❤️

    • Precious Ames January 17, 2020 at 4:41 am - Reply

      I forgot to say that your many text messages will be missed. ❣

  6. Crystal Carrington January 15, 2020 at 7:52 pm - Reply

    I love you so much grandad gone so soon u mean the world to me glad I was able to tell u I love u one last time love u grandad. Love always your granddaughter Crystal

  7. Crystal Carrington January 15, 2020 at 7:55 pm - Reply

    RIH Grandaddy I miss u so much Gone so soon but never forgotten u mean the world and more to me glad I was able to tell I love u one last time love u. Love your Granddaughter Crystal

  8. Crystal January 15, 2020 at 8:08 pm - Reply

    candle 1Love u so much can’t stop thinking about u I know u watching over me my fiancé and kids love u so much

  9. Michelle A Heimos aka Your Favorite RT January 16, 2020 at 7:15 am - Reply

    candle 1Oh Mr. Ames! I will miss that big smile of yours when I would bring you a breathing treatment. I know you are at peace now. Breath easy Mr Ames!

  10. Charles C Ames lll January 16, 2020 at 7:58 pm - Reply

    candle 8Sleep on, take your rest. We Loved you ((POP). But GOD loved you best…..
    Love You POP,
    Chuza lll

  11. Charles C Ames lll January 16, 2020 at 8:02 pm - Reply

    candle 8Sleep on, take your rest. We loved you PAPA, but GOD loved you best..
    Love You POP,
    Chuza lll

  12. Inez Sebree January 21, 2020 at 10:39 pm - Reply

    candle 6I miss you so much. I miss your text messages, your phone calls, you fussing at me. I love you daddy. Save me a seat up there.

  13. Andrew February 6, 2020 at 11:50 pm - Reply

    candle 8Thinking about you again pop. This is really hard not having you presence around any more via by phone, text or when I visit you and mom. I love you pop. Rest easy. Andrew

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