Farmer Amburgey

August 31, 1923August 2, 2012

Farmer Amburgey, 88, of Columbus, died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his home. Mr. Amburgey was a retired Union Electrician, a member of New Hope Christian Church and a lifetime member of St. John's Masonic Lodge.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street, with John Sichting officiating. Calling will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Hawcreek Cemetery north of Hope.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Christian Church.

Born in Whitesburg, KY, August 31, 1923, Mr. Amburgey was the son of William and Stella Bowen Amburgey. He married Bessie Banks September 4, 1944, in Baltimore, Md. She preceded him in death March 29, 2010.

Survivors include a son, Ron (Katrina) Amburgey of Columbus; grandchildren, Melissa (Eric) Johnson of Logansport, IN, Jarred Amburgey of Bloomington, Jordan Smith of Austin, TX, Brandon W. Smith of Boston, Mass., and David L. Smith of Columbus; and great-grandchildren, Evan and Noah Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Edgar Amburgey; and brothers, Bill, Dempsey, Denver and Ossie Amburgey.



  • Visitation Sunday, August 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 6, 2012


  • Burial

Farmer Amburgey

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Lisa and John Colen

August 7, 2012

Ron, Katrina and family,
Sorry to hear about the passing of Uncle Farmer. We were glad we were able to see him last month while we were home. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Farmer will be missed.
Love and prayers,
Lisa and John

Jan Holder

August 5, 2012

Ron and Katrina, I am so sorry for your loss. I know God will see you through this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Jan Holder

Jane Colvin

August 4, 2012

Ron I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I feel your loss in my heart. Love Jane Colvin