David J. Ames passed away at his Hollister home at the age of 81. He married his wife, Irene, in 1938 in Hollister and lived here over 30 years. He worked all of his adult life in construction.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Ames of Hollister, his children, Michael Ames of Hollister, Steven Ames of Lincoln and Gerald Ames of Auburn, his brothers and sisters, Sylvia Martella of Clovis, Forrest Ames of Napa, Rebecca Lanza of Tracy, Paul Ames of Valley Springs, Joe Ames of Mokelume Hill and Johnathan Ames of Delhi and his grandchildren, Sarah and Cameron Ames.
Private cremation followed by private family inurnment.
Donations are preferred to Volunteer Health Professionals, Inc.
Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home, Hollister in charge of the arrangements.