Samuel Ruben Ames, age 19, of Altonah, died June 26, 1998 from injuries sustained in a tractor-auto accident in Roosevelt.

He was born April 27, 1979 in Roosevelt to Rodger E. and Linda Mathews Ames. Sam had a call to serve in the England, Burmingham mission July 15th. He attended USU in Logan this past school year, was fun loving, a Sterling Scholar at Altamont and an Eagle Scout.Survivors include parents and sister Laura of Altonah; other sisters and spouses, Richelle and David VanLeuven, Orem; Amanda and Robert Stevenson, Springville; Charlotte and Jesse Atwood, St. George; grandparents, Clinton Ames, Carma Mathews, both of Altonah.

Funeral services Tuesday, 12 noon, Lake Fork LDS Ward Chapel, 3 miles West of Altamont. Friends may call at the Hullinger Olpin Mortuary Monday from 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday at the church from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Interment, Altamont Cemetery.

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