Funeral services for Thomas M. Amyx, 77, Lawrence, KS will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 4, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. Burial will follow the services at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. He died on Friday, September 30, 2010 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 3, 1933 at home in Lone Elm, KS, the son of Cecil Dean and Ethel May (Ross) Amyx. He had been a resident of Lawrence since 1942. He was a 1952 graduate of Liberty Memorial High School.
Mr. Amyx served his country in the United States Navel Reserves. He was a Barber and owned Tom’s 14th Street Barber Shop and later owned Amyx Barber Shop until the mid 1990’s.
He was married to Shirley Mae Raymer on October 28, 1952 in Bentonville, AR. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, Mike Amyx, and wife, Marilyn, Jon Amyx, and wife, Carol, Ron Amyx, and wife, Betty all of Lawrence, KS; eleven grandchildren, Brenn, Stephen, Adam, Chris, Jay, Joe, Mandy, Rachel Amyx, Ashlea Denison, Kelly Johnson and Kim Field; and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son; David Amyx in 2005; and a sister; Helen Amyx Wilson.
The family will greet friends from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the Lawrence Humane Society or to a charity of donor’s choice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.