Kenneth E. Amick

Published 8:23 pm Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Kenneth E. Amick
Aug. 21, 1932 – March 28, 2016

Mr. Kenneth Eugene Amick, age 83, a resident of 112 Arrowhead Trail, Washington, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington, officiated by Leroy “Skip” Hurley, Evangelist. A funeral service will also be held on Saturday, April 2, at 11:00 a.m. at Thacker Funeral Home in Pikeville, KY. Mr. Amick will be laid to rest in the Coleman Family Cemetery in Shelbiana, KY.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home.

Mr. Amick was born in Scott County, IN on August 21, 1932, son of the late Lawrence Morrison Amick and the late Emma Hammel Amick. He was a graduate of Austin High School in Austin, IN and received his Bachelor of Sacred Literature degree at Louisville Bible College in Louisville, KY. Following his call to the ministry, Mr. Amick served for fifty-five years in many congregations in the Churches of Christ in Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. On November 15, 1952 he married the former Jacqueline “Jackie” Coleman who preceded him in death on October 30, 2003.

Mr. Amick was a member of the Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ and a former member of the Bunyan Ruritan Club and the Beaufort County Republican Party. He was a past board member of the Roanoke Christian Service Camp of Washington and served for many years as an adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America.

Survivors include a son: Tom Amick and his wife Sharon Cutler Amick of Washington; a daughter: Lisa Amick Lee and her husband Pete of Washington; two grandchildren: Jennifer Amick and Bradley Amick; a brother: Harry “Bud” Amick of Austin, IN; two sisters: Shirley Loesch of New Albany, IN and Wanda Sizemore of Scottsburg, IN; a helpful and compassionate young friend: Jazire Boyd; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Amick was predeceased, along with his parents and wife, by a son: Stephen Curt Amick; two brothers: William “Bill” Amick, Robert Stanley “Bob” Amick; and a sister: Opal Mae Roe.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks for memorial contributions to be made to Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ, 9004 US Hwy. 264 East, Washington, NC 27889 or to Louisville Bible College, 8013 Damascus Road, Louisville, KY 40228.

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