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January 19, 1953 - March 02, 2017
Harvey Anderson Amos Jr., 64, passed away in the arms of his loving wife Lauren surrounded by his friends and family on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
Harvey was born in Richmond, VA on January 19, 1953. He attended Bluefield High School in West Virginia and graduated from The Patterson School in Lenoir, NC before attending Bluefield College.
He was born a true adventurer! As a youth , Harvey's character came to life. He was a fully decorated Eagle Scout. He enlisted in the army during his fledgling college years in 1971. He went on to the US Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division and continued on to Special Forces 11th SFG (Reserves). In the 1980's, he was the personal paramedic and security guard for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia when he was the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. He did contractor work from 2003 until 2011. He was a fire arms and survivalist instructor and a range safety officer. He was also a paramedic, an Emergency Room Technician and ultimatley a registered nurse who specialized in emergency room medicine and flight nursing, working in Richmond, VA, Atlanta, GA and Melbourne, FL. He loved to share his knowledge by teaching & helping others. Harvey was a true southern gentleman, die hard romantic ,a good guitar player with a great voice , animal lover, avid paraglider and an avid Harley Davidson rider. He loved life & lived it to the fullest. There was so much more to this man than can be spoken about. Due to the nature of his work it unfortunately cannot be written about. He was a true Patriot. It can be honestly said...Harvey lived the life of which films are made by.
His family includes his wife, Lauren Belmont Amos, his sister Virginia Amos (Michael Bergin), his mother Walton Purse Amos, his stepson Zechariah Belmont, his two stepgrandchildren Tristian and Zhariah Belmont, his father in law and mother in llaw Dave and Elizabeth Kaufmann, several other in laws and numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Anderson Amos Sr., his stepsister Betty Holmes Amos, a nephew and a great nephew..
Harvey's life will be celebrated at a time and date to be announced.