Charles Leon Ambs, 76, of Panther died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Leon was born in Daviess County on November 16, 1943 to the late Anthony Ambs and Pauline Layman Ambs. He was retired from IBEW Local 1701 where he worked as a Lineman and Electrician. He was a veteran of the Unites States Army serving during Vietnam through 1965-1967. Leon loved hunting, fishing, taking care of his animals on the farm, gardening, and road trips with his son and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Frakes; and a brother, Johnny Ambs.
Leon is survived by his wife of 52 years, Linda Brown Ambs; a daughter, Kimberly Isbell (Nathan); a son, Jimmy Ambs (Jenn); granddaughter, Kyla Isbell; sisters, Lyndall Cambron and Lois Patton (Jimmy); special nephews, Tony Frakes (Ruby) and Dwight Peveler (Dana); a special niece, Amanda Adkins; and a special cousin, Andy Polston.
Services will be at 1:00pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Entombment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 10:00am until 1:00pm at the funeral home.
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