Robert D. Jamerson

Published 10:30 am Friday, October 17, 2014

NEWSOMS—Robert Dillard Jamerson, 55, passed away on Oct. 15, 2014, at Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, Virginia. Mr. Jamerson was born on March 29, 1959, in Charlottesville, and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church in Scottsville.

He was a retired carpenter.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Joyce Rush Jamerson, of Scottsville; two daughters, Nicole Bowling (Donald) and Bethany Jamerson, all of Newsoms; two sons, Richard Jamerson (Casey) of Dillwyn, and Shawn Jamerson of Newsoms; the mother of his children, Sherrin Jamerson of Newsoms; two brothers, Bernie Jamerson (Jane) of Mosley, and Phillip Jamerson (Tammy) of Scottsville; an adopted brother/nephew, Bruce Jamerson (Crystal) of Scottsville; one grandson, Benjamin Bowling; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Jamerson was predeceased by his father, Dillard Monroe Jamerson, and his sister, Gloria J. Combs.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. Perry Clore officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, and suggests memorial donations be made to Sharon Baptist Church, 3888 Glenmore Road, Scottsville, VA 24590 (for construction of a new Fellowship Hall), or the American Cancer Society.

Wright Funeral Home is assisting the family locally.

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