Leo Jamison

TEMPLE – Leo Arthur Jamison, 94, died Friday May 20, 2022 at his home in Temple. He was born June 27, 1927, the son of Arthur and Lillian Chaisson. After his mother’s death he went to live with his grandfather Norman Jamison, who legally adopted him.Growing up in Mexico, Maine, Leo excelled in high school sports, particularly as a left-handed pitcher. He enlisted in the naval reserve upon graduation from Mexico High School in 1945. He was stationed on the U.S.S. Arkansas and participated in Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atol in the Marshall Islands at the time of the Atom Bomb Tests (Able & Baker). After discharge, he attended Bliss Business College, where he met his wife Eileen Pierce. They were married in Wilton on June 18, 1949 and celebrated their seventieth anniversary in 2019. They raised their children in Wilton and moved to Temple in 1984. Leo worked in many businesses in the Wilton area, retiring after 24 years with G.H. Bass in 1991.Leo loved camping and fishing with his family and friends, and never turned down a round of golf. He was an avid sports fan, especially of the Boston Red Sox. He especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports, rarely missing a game. In his later years, he spent many hours on his riding lawn mower enjoying his yard. Leo will be remembered for his friendly smile and good humor.He was predeceased by his wife Eileen in 2020, his infant brother Lawrence, his half-brother James Chassion and half-sister Judy Bishop. He is survived by his half-sister Jean Cobb (Sonny); his three children Lea Anne Marble, Robert (Pam) Jamison, Julie (Alan) Sawyer; 9 grandchildren: Rebecca (Ed) Monahan; Jacob (Tara) Marble, Katherine Marble, Matthew Jamison, Mark (Amber) Jamison; Sarah Jamison; Nathan (Crystal) Jamison, Dr. Gregory (Annah) Sawyer, Jamison Sawyer and ten great-grandchildren.The family is grateful to Androscoggin HomeCare and Hospice for their care and https://canadianpharmacy365.net support. The family will be holding a private graveside service in June. Tributes and condolences may be shared in his Book of Memories at http://www.wilesrc.com. Service arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, Maine.

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