Justin Wade Ames, 32, of Salisbury, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017. He was born August 17, 1985, in Rochester, NY, to Carol Ames and Rick Newpher. Justin attended Faith Elementary School, North Hills Christian School, Sacred Heart Catholic School, and East Rowan High School. He then attended Rowan-Cabarrus Community College where he studied Machining Technology.
Justin was a Scout helper with Boy Scout Troop 351 and assisted with softball and baseball for his children's teams with East Rowan Diamond Sports. He was a lifelong fan of Dale Earnhardt, Sr., and the band Korn. He loved traveling to the beach and back “home” to New York.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Harold Watson Ames and grandmother, June “Ninny” Ames.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children, Makayla Rae Ames, his first true love, and Zachery Blaze Ames, his pride and joy; sisters, Robyn “Bunny” Watson, his first little Princess, and Christina “Teeny” Howard and husband, Daniel and their children, Alden and Bailey; his partners-in-crime, Andrew “PerrBear” Perry and wife, Amanda, Fernando “Nando” Alvarez and Cansas, Matthew “Rico” Taylor, and Kris “Kruz” Cruse and wife, Jessica; other mother, Judy “Poppy” Taylor and husband, Duane; Aunt Lisa “Vern” Stephens and husband, Boyce; cousins, Miranda Durham and husband, Jonathan and their daughter, Harper and Sabrina Melchor and husband, Jeremy; and Uncle Jonathan MacClennan and wife, Debra, and cousins, Kristen and Collin.
The family will visit with friends and relatives from 2:00-4:00 PM on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Powles Staton Funeral Home in Rockwell. After the visitation the family extends an invitation to join them at the residence for a time of food and fellowship.
Memorials may be made to Justin's Go Fund Me Account at http://www.gofundme.com/amess-funeral- or the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place-Suite 200, Landover, MD 20785.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Ames family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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