Friday, December 3, 2010

Robert "Bob" Earl Jamison Obituary and Funeral Notice

Robert "Bob" Jamison, 73, of Mackay, Idaho, passed away Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2010, in Quartzsite Ariz., while walking his dog, Sachie.

Bob was born to Earl and Alice Jamison in Chickasha, Okla., on June 18, 1937.
His family moved to Butte, Mont., in 1950 where Bob attended Butte Public High School until he joined the U.S. Air Force in 1955. In 1959, he married the love of his life, Ada Jean Waldemar. To this union they had four children, Jeff, Vicki, Tawni and Billy. They had seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Bob was a musician around Butte for many years and performed with numerous country music stars at the Hi-Way Tavern in Nissler Junction, Mont., which he owned for 10 years.
Bob has been a resident of Mackay since 1980 and owned Ken's Club for 11 years. He had a great passion for cooking and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be dearly missed.
Bob is survived by his wife, Jean of Mackay; a son, Jeff Jamison (Bev) of Missoula, Mont.; daughters, Vicki(Jim) Pittman of Carson City, Nev., and Tawni (Ben) Sanders of Toney, Ala.; a son, Billy Jamison (Susie) of Priest River, Idaho; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his mother, Alice Jamison of Butte; sisters, Dorothy (Leon) Brewer of Maryville Tenn., Betty (Larry) Sedars of Butte, Wanda (Ralph) Craddock of Butte, Judy Thompson of Georgia and Sherrie Anderson of Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Jamison; a son, Robbie Jamison; a brother, Larry Jamison; and a grandson, Josh Pittman.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Mackay LDS church in Mackay. A viewing for family and friends will be held one hour prior to services. Arrangements are under the direction of Lost River Funeral Chapel in Arco.
Published in Post Register on December 3, 2010

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