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In Memory of

John Stanley Jamison

October 19, 1931 - March 31, 2015

Obituary


John Stanley Jamison, age 83, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on March 31, 2015, with family by his side. John was born in New York City on October 19, 1931. He graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy and later joined the USAF, retiring in 1973. He worked for the National Weather Service (NOAA) for over 20 years, including 10 years at the Miami Hurricane Center. John is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lily, whom he married in Spain. He is survived by son Rudy Jamison of Dallas, daughter Maria Messerli of San Antonio,...

John Stanley Jamison, age 83, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on March 31, 2015, with family by his side. John was born in New York City on October 19, 1931. He graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy and later joined the USAF, retiring in 1973. He worked for the National Weather Service (NOAA) for over 20 years, including 10 years at the Miami Hurricane Center. John is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lily, whom he married in Spain. He is survived by son Rudy Jamison of Dallas, daughter Maria Messerli of San Antonio, daughter Sara Jamison of Dallas, son Juan Pablo Jamison of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan; grandchildren Elizabeth Lozano, Antony Messerli, Philip Messerli, Sara Jamison, and Julia Jamison; great grandchildren Sara Lopez, Jonathan Lozano, and Addison Messerli; sister Aileen Jamison of New York, and brother Richard Jamison of North Carolina. John lived a wonderful and interesting life and traveled all over the world. He was an avid life-long stamp and coin collector and enjoyed many other hobbies. He also dearly loved taking care of his cats. John was an intelligent, witty and articulate man who enjoyed sharing the many fascinating stories of his life's adventures. He made some lasting friendships in Lubbock and always spoke very fondly of his friends. John will be deeply missed. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Resthaven Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Haven Animal Care Shelter in Lubbock, http://www.havenacs.org/.