Jason Ammons, 25

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Jason Robert Ammons, 25, of Mountain Home, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2006.

Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home, handled the viewing and funeral services. Inurnment was held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Fort Collins Cemetery, in Deweyville, Utah.

Jason was born on March 25, 1981, in Brigham City, Utah, the son of George and Renee Ammons. While attending high school Jason was a member of the school swim team and loved to swim.

Jason's favorite pastime was fishing and camping. He would often go off fishing when he needed to be alone. His hobbies included sketching, with his passion being cooking. He dreamed of going to culinary school to become a chef.

His family noted that Jason enjoyed living in Florida and taking walks on the beach and dreaming of living the exotic life. Jason loved being the oldest and the role of "Big Brother."

"Jason could always make everyone laugh," his family said.

Starting at a young age, when living in Florida, Jason showed great compassion by doing relief work, helping the elderly following Hurricanes Ivan, and Opal. He was part of the Idaho Relief when Hurricane Katrina hit the US. He helped the Red Cross at the Pentagon following Sept. 11 when his family lived in that region. Since coming to Idaho he had volunteered at the Idaho Veterans Hospital in Boise.

Jason is survived by: his father, George Ammons of Salt Lake City, Utah; his mother, Renee, and her husband, Jerry Siddall, Jr., his two brothers, Jacob Ammons and Logan Siddall, and his sister, Melodie Joy Siddall, all of Mountain Home; his fiancÚ, Alysia Bell; his grandparents, Boyd and Edna Anderson, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents James and June Ammons, his maternal grandmother Betty Siddall, an uncle and a cousin.

Arrangements were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.