Dr. William (Bill) Jamieson
Wednesday December 19, 2012
Born and raised
in Cobourg, Ontario in 1931. Passed away December 17th 2012, at home in
Bill married high school sweetheart Marion and embarked on a successful
minor league baseball career before earning a BSc at Eastern Michigan
With family under way Bill completed medical school at UWO and went on
to a successful 30 year career as a general and vascular surgeon at the
South Street campus of Victoria Hospital.
He was proud to have started the Vascular program at Vic and enjoyed helping
young doctors develop their skills.
Forever the sportsman, Bill enjoyed his time with golf buddies at the
club, on the end of a fishing rod on Georgian Bay, or at the bridge table.
Bill became a successful painter in retirement and continued to tend to
his wonderful gardens.
Bill was a devoted and loving husband to Marion for 63 years and was extremely
proud of his large and loving family including daughters Lori Robson (Kerry),
Mary Hancox (Dave) and Sue Forbes (Jim) and sons John, deceased 2011 (Carol),
Bill (Tina) and Andrew (Diane).
Bill dearly loved his many grandkids; Brad, Anne (Colin), Kristi, Brent,
Sarah, Jack, Pete, Mike, Katherine (Tobin), Jamie, Trevor, Erin, Nicole,
Mark, and great granddaughter Harper.
Bill is fondly remembered by brother-in-law Douglas Kellough (Ruth) and
by several nieces and nephews.
Memorial visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland
Road North, on Friday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
A memorial service to celebrate Bill's life will be conducted at METROPOLITAN
UNITED CHURCH, 468 Wellington Street, London, on Saturday, December 22,
2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Those wishing to make a donation in lieu of flowers are welcome to donate
to the Research Chair in Vascular Surgery at Western University, care
of Foundation Western, or to the charity of your choice.