Renowned Ghanaian Carpenter, James K. Amoah, Dies

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The Late James K. Amoah was a Renowned Ghanaian Carpenter.

The Amoah Family announces with profound regrets the passing in his 90th year of their husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, Mr. James K. Amoah. This sad event occurred at his New Port Street home on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, Mrs. Mary Amoah, several children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends in and out of Liberia.

Born on March 30, 1930 in Senyan Bereku, west of Accra, Ghana, James Kwame Amoah obtained his elementary education in Ghana, and later trained as a carpenter.

In the 1960s, during the reign of President Kwame Nkrumah, James Kwame migrated to Liberia and practiced his trade here. He helped build many dwelling houses and office buildings in Monrovia, and other parts of Liberia and he and his professional partner, a mason and builder named Kojo, became highly admired, appreciated and respected for their dependability, efficiency, expertise and reliability.

As he approached 80, Kwame retired and spent the rest of his days at home with his family on New Port Street, Monrovia.

According to a family spokesperson, funeral arrangements will be announced later.

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