JAMES \”JIM\” WATSON CAMERONPosted: July 3rd, 2014
May 31, 1930 ~ June 30, 2014
Jim is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jean; one son, Paul (Marie) Cameron; two daughters, Lesley (Mike) Archambault and Cheryl Cameron (Sheldon Spier). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Eric (Ashley) Archambault and Terri (Marc) Hofinger; his great- grandchildren, Jacob, Alexa & Fiona; and one sister Shirley. He was predeceased by one son, Stephen Douglas, at birth; his parents, John and Florence Cameron; and his brother,Don Cameron. Jim joined the RCAF in 1952, lived in France for 3 years and various Bases throughout Canada. His last posting was to Suffield in 1974, after which he retired and he and Jean settled in Medicine Hat. In retirement Jim spent many years volunteering in the Legion and other organizations. He managed the Legion Branch #17s annual Poppy Campaign for 10 years and received the Legions Life Membership for doing so. Jim was also an avid member of the Gas City Good Sams RV Club and spent many happy hours on the road with his RV friends. Jim developed vascular dementia in his later years and for the past 3 years was very well cared for at The Good Samaritans. The Funeral Service will be held at Saamis Memorial Funeral Chapel, #1 Dunmore Road SE, on Friday, July 4th, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.with Gary W. Goran officiating. The officers and members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Robertson Memorial Branch #17, will conduct a Poppy Service for their departed comrade. A private interment will take place in the Field of Honour Section at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Jim\’s memory may be made to Alzheimer Society (Palliser Region), 401D – 3rd Street SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 0G8 or to the charity of ones choice. Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to email@example.com subject heading Jim Cameron. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, \”The Chapel in the Park\”, locally owned and directed. Should you wish any additional information, please telephone (403)528-2599
Our thoughts are with you and your family. Many memories of great times I had with you and Jim in and out of the Poppy office.