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Col. Richard 'Dick' Glenn Ament
October 15, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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COL Richard "Dick" Ament
United States Army, Retired
1933 - 2023
COL Dick Ament, 90, of Sierra Vista passed away early October 15, 2023 at CVMC with his wife, Nancy, by his side. He lived in Sierra Vista for the past seventeen years.
Dick graduated from the University of California--Berkeley where he excelled as a student athlete. He played baseball (shortstop) for the Bears for four years. He was captain and MVP his senior year. He held a Masters’ degree from George Washington University. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant of Infantry and later transferred to the Adjutant General Corps. His various duty assignments included: Ft. Benning, Georgia, Berlin, Germany, the Pentagon, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, Ft. Carson, Colorado, Camp Zama, Japan, Presidio of San Francisco, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii and Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
Dick is survived by his wife, two daughters, Suzanne (James Boone) of Christiansburg, Virginia and Tina, of Arlington, Virginia. He was predeceased by his parents, Grace and Glenn Ament, a brother, Don and first wife, Dorothy.
He was a lifetime member of MOAA and a member of Coronado Chapter. He served as President of the Winterhaven HOA in 2009. Dick was an avid golfer and enjoyed his association with fellow golfers at PDS.
Private interment will be at the Southern Arizona Veterans Cemetery. A Celebration of Life with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 2pm at the Pueblo Del Sol Country Club, located at 2770 St. Andrews Drive, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85650.
If inclined, send memorials to MOAA Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 1685 Sierra Vista, Arizona, 85635 or the charity of your choice.