Donald G. Ament

March 9, 1929September 12, 2012
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Funeral services for Donald G. Ament, 83, of Killeen will be held Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen with full military honors to follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Mr. Ament passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012 in Temple.

Don was born on March 9, 1929 to William and Mary Ament in Johnstown, PA.

He joined the US Army at the age of 15 and served for over twenty years before retiring as a SFC in 1967. He served during World War II and the Korean War. Don was not one to talk about his medals and awards. When asked by the family he would say, Oh I had numerous medals, award and yada, yada, yada. He always said it was a team effort. This one is for you Dad.

Don married the former Mary Frances Ruth and raised four children. He was the past Post Commander of VFW 3892 Harker Heights and Past District 14 Commander of the Texas Veterans of Foreign War and member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter S W Labombard 29.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Frances in 2009, a brother Bill Ament, a sister Barbara Haire, and sister Phyllis Ament.

He will be missed by his son, Donald Ament, Jr. of Killeen and daughters; Bonnie Tomczyk and husband Klaus of Killeen, Linda Ament of Killeen and Jeanette Ament of Killeen. A brother Phillip Ament of Rowlett, TX and a sister, Peg Bowers of Chambersburg, PA. Army Brother George Bybee of Oregon. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen on Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 6-8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter of Killeen.

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Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Killeen is in charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 17, 2012

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Susie Wakeland

October 11, 2013

I never would have thought I would miss you so very much. It's very lonely without my best buddy. There's been a million funny things I would have like to tell you, just to hear you laugh. You might be gone, but you will never but forgotten, my dearest friend.

Doug Ament

September 18, 2012

Even though I hadn't seen you in recent years, I'll never forget you. Thanks for being there for us during dads accident and thanks for the fond memories. I'll remember getting a cold Falstaff after you got home from working all day at the shop. Little Dougie Doogie

Alana Trout

September 18, 2012

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help at this time.

Dora Zapata

September 17, 2012

My dear Bonita,my prayers are with you. I know what you all are going through.He is in a beautiful place now, with no more pain. May God bless you and your family through this difficult time.

David & Eileen Huff

September 16, 2012

Linda, we are so sorry to hear about your dad. May God bless you & your family.

Michelle Cordova

September 16, 2012

My heart goes out to the family and also prayers to the family may God bless them through thia difficult time i know its not easy losing a family member may God give the family strength and guide them throgh this difficult time and again my heart and orayers goes out to the family and so does alot of hugs and love to them all. Oscar also sends his love bonnie to you and your family he is very sorry that he cant be here but he told me to tell you and your family that he sends his love and prayers to all of you

Julie Layman

September 16, 2012

Don, I thank God for the last lunch we all had together and all the good times and laughs we shared. We had some good ones:) I am just one of the many that will truly miss you and I thank God I had the chance to know you and call you friend. My heart goes out to your family and I pray that Jesus will be with them all through this very trying time. Love your friend, Julie

September 15, 2012

With deepest sympathy for all the family over your loss. It is never easy loosing a parent no matter how much you think you are prepared. i know he was a great man from hearing Bonnie talk of him often. May peace be with all the family during this difficult time. This is a lovely tribute to him and his legacy. Helen Kettler

September 15, 2012

i am so sorry for your loss . i am glad i got to know Donald Ament as my kids new him pop pop . he will be missed i send my thoughts and prayers to your family love Carol Ament

Margartet Bowers

September 15, 2012

I was't able to be with you to say good-bye. But good-bye I would of never said,cause I know Im going to see your again
So unil then Don my dear brother is what I'm going to say.
When we see each other gain one day ,we will have a lot of catching up to do
I can say.
But this time it wont be by phone it will be in HEAVEN our new home.
Love an will Miss you
your sister Peggy Jeanne