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Josiah Arthur Ames passed away at 6:40 a.m. on January 3, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill., the son of Mark and Miranda Ames of Danville, Ill.
Josiah was born January 2, 2018, in Peoria and is survived by his parents, Mark and Miranda Ames of Danville; seven brothers, Mark III, Carl, John, Ezekiel, Zebulun, Jedidiah and Obadiah, and two sisters, Anna and Ruth, all of Danville; his maternal grandparents, Paul and Shirley Hauger of Bismarck; his paternal grandparents, Mark and Peggy Ames of Danville; and his maternal great-grandmother, Pauline Hendrix of Tilton, Ill. Josiah also is survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.
Josiah is preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, paternal great-grandparents and one sister, Gracie Ames.
A Celebration of Life will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, January 7, at Calvary Baptist Church, 1632 Georgetown Road, in Danville. Pastor Scott McCurdy will officiate. Visitation will be 4-5 p.m. Sunday at the church. Burial will be at a later date in a private family plot.
Memorials may be made in Josiah's name to the Gideon's International Bible Fund in care of Calvary Baptist Church, 1632 Georgetown Road, Danville, IL. Sunset Funeral Home, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Please extend condolences to the family on Josiah's the Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on January 4, 2018
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