Visitation will be from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home with a service by Rev. Charles Bagley beginning at 6:00 p.m.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. on April 24, 2014 with Father Maynard officiating, assisted by Deacon Sam Dell’Olio.
||James Francis Jamison, (Jimmy) beloved Husband, Father and “Pop” passed away at the age of 69, on April 17, 2014, surrounded by family and close friends. Jimmy was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 3, 1944. His parents moved to Galveston when Jimmy was 3 weeks old and Jimmy always considered himself a BOI. He attended Galveston public schools and graduated from Ball High School.
Jimmy was a member of the Pipefitters Union #211 for over 35 years and retired from Malin Construction Company in 2005. He was employed at the Moody Gardens Golf Course after retirement from the union. While his son was playing Little League baseball Jimmy coached several teams. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, driving trips with friends, and especially playing golf. Jimmy also loved to host backyard barbecues for friends and family and to surprise many children with his ability to do magic tricks.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Lillian Jamison and brother Don Jamison. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Ethel (Munoz) Jamison, son Marc Jamison and wife Kelley of Friendswood, daughter Jamie Jamison of Austin, and the light of his life for the past 22 months, granddaughter Avery Grace Jamison, who loved her, “Pop.” He is also survived by his brother Ed Jamison (Sandra Rogers) of Pearland, sister Dolores Landry (Phillip) of Texas City, brother-in-law Joe Munoz (Mary) of Merced, CA, numerous nieces and nephews, and wonderful fellow travelers and life-long friends who remained steadfast through his illness.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Maurice Willis and his staff, the staff at the UTMB Infusion Lab, the Hospice Care Team staff, Rev. Charles Bagley and Staff at Moody Methodist Church and Day School and Judy Elmendorf.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the “Avery Grace Jamison Fund,” Attention: Michelle Roberts, Moody National Bank, P. O. Box 1139, Galveston, TX 77553.