COLEMAN – Funeral service for Robert Carey Jameson, 91, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at First Baptist Church in Coleman with the Rev. John Stanislaw officiating. The committal will be held at the conclusion of the service, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. There will be no graveside service. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, on the corner of East Elm and Colorado.
He died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at Coleman County Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 10, 1918, in Coleman County, to Emmett C. Jameson and Lettie E. Davis Jameson. He entered the Army Air Corps in 1940 as a private and retired from the Army Reserve as a Lt. Colonel in 1970. On Dec. 10, 1942, he was married to Helen May Stone in Miami, Fla. After returning to Coleman, he was a banker for 18 years. He was the hospital administrator at Overall-Morris Memorial Hospital (now Coleman County Medical Center) from 1968 to 1980.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Jameson of Coleman; son, Danny Jameson and wife Sandra of Coleman; daughter, Lorrie Jameson Payne and husband Jody of Coleman; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Jameson; five sisters; and two brothers.