Gary Jameson, 78, of Tryon passed away at his home on November 10, 2019 after a lengthy illness.
Gary was born in Dodge County, Nebraska at his grandmother’s home to Vernon and Elizabeth (Johnson) Jameson on April 28, 1941.
He graduated from McPherson County High School in 1958, attended Denver University and Chadron State College for a short time before returning home to work for various area ranches. In 1961, he joined the Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1965. In November 1967, he and Susan (Tucker) were married, and to this union three girls were born, Melanie, Angie, and Jana.
Gary loved ranching and his favorite time of year was spring with the new calves and new beginnings. He always said, “you be good to the land and it will be good to you.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Elizabeth Jameson; infant brother, Kenneth; sister, Marie; brother, Terry; brothers-in-law, Robert Morrison and Ira Holton; and in-laws, Pat and Marvin Tucker.
He leaves to mourn his wife of 52 years, Susan; daughters, Melanie (Dan), Angie (Doug), and Jana; 7 grandchildren, Ceygan, Saeje, Peyton, Gentry, Carsyn, Hudsyn, and Greyden; brother, Tom Jameson; sisters, Lois Holton and Sandra Morrison; and special family friend, Pat (Wanda) Simonson.
Per his request, dress casual; wear your hats and enjoy the celebration of life.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the McPherson County Fire Dept. Online condolences may be shared at www.adamsswanson.com
Cremation was chosen. Memorial services were held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at McPherson County High School.
Adams & Swanson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.