Robert “Bob” Jameson Sr., 83, of Bridgewater died May 6, 2014, at Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at the United Methodist Church in Greenfield. The Revs. Eric Schubert and Sandy Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Greenfield Cemetery. Open visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Friday with family present 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Steen Funeral Home, 101 S.E. Fourth St., Greenfield, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.steenfunerals.com.
Robert Eugene Jameson Sr., son of Katherine (Funke) and Clyde Elwood Jameson, was born Dec. 6, 1930, on a farm in Adair County near Greenfield.
Bob attended Lee No. 3 rural school and graduated from Greenfield High School in 1948.
On June 2, 1949, Bob married Delores Marie Ruch in Des Moines. They made their home in Greenfield for a short time, then moved to a farm near Bridgewater until 1960, when they moved to Bridgewater.
Bob worked as an electrician with his brother and then went to work at the elevator.
In 1971, Bob and Delores purchased the elevator and operated it as Jameson Feed and Grain. They sold it in 1995.
Bob is survived by his son Randall (wife Paula) Jameson of Bridgewater; daughter Vicki (husband Jerry) Eshelman of Greenfield; daughter-in-law Jeanne Jameson of Bridgewater; grandchildren, Jodee O’Connor, Tonya Jameson, Misti Zimmerline, Jason Jameson, Erin Thompson, Bethany Thompson, Ami Christensen, Stacie Hull, Pam Long, Mark Eshelman and Chad Metzger; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; brothers, Marion (wife Margaret) Jameson of Des Moines, Wayne Jameson of Fontanelle and Darrell (wife Alice) Jameson of Greenfield; sisters, Bonnie (husband Jim) Stalder of Greenfield and Eileen Armstrong of Greenfield; a great number of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2005, son Robert Jr., daughter-in-law Bobbie, granddaughter Sheri Metzger; and brothers, Keith, Richard and Ronald Jameson.