Roy Jamison (1924 - 2014)

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Roy Livingston Jamison

Hendersonville - Roy Livingston Jamison, age 90, of Hendersonville, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Elizabeth House. He was born in Buncombe County on May 28, 1924 to the late Wilburn William Jamison, Sr. and Lena Mills Livingston Jamison. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Dallas Jamison and Wilburn William Jamison, Jr.

Mr. Jamison was a longtime resident of Henderson County; he retired from DuPont after many years of employment. He loved traveling to Alaska where he enjoyed halibut fishing, and also to Las Vegas. He proudly served his country in the Pacific Theatre during World War II in the United States Navy, Standard Landing Craft Unit 32.

He is survived by his two nephews, Wilburn William Jamison III, Thomas Bradford Jamison; one niece, Doris Jamison Rudd; great-nieces and nephews, Mary, Allison, Philip, Michael, and Emily; and sister-in-law, Margery Bradford Jamison.

Roy will be remembered for his generosity, his sense of humor, and his love for travel and adventure.

A graveside service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, July 14, 2014 at Oakdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.


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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on July 12, 2014
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