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“My life has been blessed with Amars for as long as I can remember. Starting with his father coaching my Jack Mashburn Little League team (I have a...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Albert Yokum - NY - Family Friend

“So sorry for your loss, he was a great man. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy Joffrion Kleinpeter

“2 Timothy 4:7 - I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Rest In Peace Mr. Ed. You and JJ were so...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Kevin and Susan Boudreaux

“ Amar family, I`m sorry for your loss. It warms my heart to see the picture of Edwin`s smiling face. He is sitting on the balcony of his...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: debe Levis - Slidell, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear the sad news of Edward's passing. Sending thoughts and prayers to all of the Amar family at this most difficult time.Sincerely...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Forbes Brown - Hammond, LA

“We are sorry for the loss of Edward. He was a part of my life for 50 years, and there will always be special memories. With sincere regrets to his...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: William King - Baton Rouge, LA

“I'm sorry for the loss of your Pa Pa Teddy. My prayers go out to you, your grandma Janice and your whole family. May the love and peace of Christ be...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Elizabeth Tritt - Lilburn, GA

“We are really sorry for the loss of our long-time college friend and sad he is gone but know Ed is at peace in heaven. Our condolences go out to...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: BL and Connie Champagne - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“The White Cross of Sigma Chi will shine brighter for brother Edward. RIP and God Bless the family. jeff schneider ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: jeff schneider - Ponchatoula, LA

“It was a pleasure to work with you. We met so many years ago but seems just like yesterday we were at P.T. Truckstop. May you rest in peace. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Bailey - Hammond, LA

“Although I did not know Janice and Ed well I have always known who they were. Who wouldn't? They literally sparkled...a beautiful couple. May the...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Glenda Sharkey - Amite/Hammond, LA

“We are saddened by the passing of our life-long friend, Ed Amar, but know fully that Ed is no longer in pain and in reunion with so many of those who...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Teeter (Hallum) and Steve Mauldin - FL

“ We have known Edward and Janice for many years. Edward was a dear friend with a kind and generous heart. Lots of good times and...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Teegie & JOHN Collins - Boerne, TX

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“prayers go out to the family, at this time.a great neighbor and friend ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: patricia gill - tickfaw, LA


Edward Albert Amar, Jr. passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021, in Tickfaw, Louisiana, at the age of 79. He was born on Sunday, August 31, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Eddie Mae Neuwirth and the late Edward Amar, Sr. He was a resident of Tickfaw, Louisiana. Edward graduated from Louisiana State University with a bachelors of science in Petroleum Engineering, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and ROTC. After graduation, he joined the United States Army on active duty from 1961 -1965, where he was stationed in Germany. Upon the passing of his father in 1974, he and his brother, took over Amar Oil Company in Hammond, Louisiana. He served as the President of the Louisiana Oil Marketers Association from 1973-1974. In addition to his career in the Oil and Gas industry, he was involved in various other business partnerships throughout the state.

Edward is survived by his wife, Janice Ann Rolling Amar; sons, Edward A. Amar III (Theresa) and Travis Rolling Amar (Jeanne); grandchildren, Edward A. "Teddy" Amar IV (Stephanie), Jessica Hung (Zach), Travis Amar, Jr., Tiffany Desselles (Jason), and Jason Byers; and brother, Darrell Amar (Margaret). A special thank you to Sandra Castro and Susan Salinas for their compassionate care.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward A. Amar, Sr.; and his mother, Eddie Mae Neuwirth Amar.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Boulevard, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, March 13, 2021 beginning at 4:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at 5:00 PM, after which the visitation will continue until 8:00 PM. The visitation will continue at First United Methodist Church of Hammond, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond, Louisiana 70403, on Monday, March 15, 2021, beginning at 9:30 AM until the memorial service begins at 10:30 AM.

Interment will follow in Rose Memorial Park Cemetery, Hammond, Louisiana.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Gasaway, Larry Buillion, Jimmy Maurin, Grady Brame, George Solomon, Dean Hughes, Chris Moody, Bill Baker, and Chip Lavigne.

Face masks are now mandatory to attend any visitation or service at the funeral home. Thank you for your cooperation.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.