Freddie Shannon Jamison, 82 of Garrison, KY., passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was born in Greenup, KY., on January 27, 1938, a son of the late John and Carrie Wolfe Jamison.
He was retired from CSX Railroad with 30 years of service and was a farmer all his life. He enjoyed farming and working with his cattle. His cattle were his babies. It made his day when neighbors and friends stopped by to talk. Shannon loved to talk and always had a story to tell and always had a smile to go with it. He was always happy and made you happy to be with him.
He was a Dad and Papaw to so many. His most precious moments were playing with 5 grand-children and his 9 great-grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with them but most of all he loved to spoil them.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by six brothers, RB, Lovell, Tipton, Pearl, Paul and Shelby Jamison.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, Bertie Ruckel Jamison, one son, Rick (Beverly) Jamison of Carter City, KY., one daughter Debbie (Dennis) Weddington of Garrison, KY.; five grandchildren Matthew Weddington of Garrison, KY., Shannon (Jessica) Jamison of Garrison, KY., Jessica (Art) Pully of Maysville, KY., Rachael (Cody) Simpson, Minford, OH., and Hannah (Dustin) Jamison of Garrison, KY., along with nine great-grandchildren: Addilyn Jo and Griffin Cole Pully, Brookelynn, Doc and Olivia Jamison; Tyson and Laney Simpson, Jaxee Raye and Maverick Jamison; one sister Corty Potter of Garrison, KY. and many other family and friends who will sadly miss him.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be a private funeral service held at Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY. Burial will be at Jamison Cemetery in Garrison, KY., with Larry Joe Madden and Roger Jamison officiating.
Pallbearers will be Shannon Jamison, Matthew Weddington, Cody Simpson, Art Pully, Dustin Kirk, David Justice, Ray Jamison, Rocky Jamison. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tyson Simpson, Maverick and Doc Jamison, and Griffin Cole Pully.
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