Raymond Jay Jameson, 88, of Findlay passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Ray was born on January 19, 1929 in Hancock County to the late Ira W. and Edna B. (Berry) Jameson. He married Mary Lucille Coppes on December 13, 1950 and she survives along with four children: Dallas Ray (Nan) Jameson of Carey, Dale Eugene Jameson of Van Buren, Diane Kay Jameson of Findlay and David Jay (Alma) Jameson of Burleson, TX. He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Bryan Ray, Jeffery Allen, Tonia Marie, Derek Omar, Caleb Martin, Jacob Ira, Dillon Jay, Sydney Elaine and six great grandchildren. Ray was preceded in death by four brothers: Wilber, Elmer, Alfred and Irvin Jameson, four sisters: Kathryn Rager, Elva Nickelson, Sarah Martin and Jeannette Lenhart. Ray was a 1947 graduate of Arlington High School. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army from December 1950 to September 1952 and was stationed in Korea. He was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Battle Star and the United Nations Service Medal. He worked from 1948-1952 at the Arlington Light Plant and Water Works before working for RCA Corporation in Findlay where he worked with electronic test equipment.
Mr. Jameson studied electronics at Kansas City Industrial Electronics .
He took several home study electronics courses from CBS and RCA corporations. In 1991, he retired from Hancock-Wood Electric after 30 years of service. Ray was a member of the KWVA, AMVETS and was a past member of V.F.W., The Elks Lodge in Fostoria and the Old Millstream Toastmasters. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Tom Everett officiating. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery east of Findlay where full military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad.
Condolences can be sent via www.coldrencrates.com.
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