Alan J. Ames

Alan J. Ames, 71, of Bellefontaine, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.

He was born March 7, 1942, in Painesville and is survived by his wife Sharon Wood Ames ; sons Robert Ames, Michael (Tracy) Ames and Nathan Ames; daughter Suzanne (Greg) Belden; brother David (Carol) Ames; sister Ann (Walter) Tuuri; granddaughters Tilia and Violet Ames; step granddaughter Sophie McCourt; and several nieces and nephews.

He was retired from Libra Industries and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served in Vietnam.

He was a scout master with the Boy Scouts and a member of the American Legion in Delaware, Ohio.

Memorial services begin at 11 a.m. Monday at North Lewisburg United Methodist Church, 124 Maple St., North Lewisburg, with Pastor Karen Montgomery officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Lewisburg United Methodist Church.

Arrangements by Jennings Farley Funeral Home West Liberty. Email condolences may be directed to