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SURVIVOR Vocalist JIMI JAMISON Passes Away

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 @ 4:21 PM


Heart Attack At Age 63

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The band SURVIVOR has announced that their vocalist Jimi Jamison has passed away due to a heart attack. He was 63. A post to Jamison's Facebook page reads as follows:

"We are saddened and heartbroken to announce the passing of a great musician, loving father and grandfather, and overall extraordinary, giving, and kindhearted human being. He's loved by so many, most of all his family, and he will be incredibly missed by all. Please keep his family in your prayers, and please give them the privacy they need during this extremely difficult time. Thank you all for your condolences and kind words." SURVIVOR also added the following to their Facebook page: "The entire SURVIVOR family is very shocked and saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison. Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to his family and friends."

The singer died sometime Sunday night. Jamison was found dead at his home in Memphis, Tenn., by his son around 1 a.m. Monday, WMC-TV reported.

"Jimi was a friend to everyone he met. He was a loving father and grandfather and was always a person who valued people more than anything else,” family attorney Jeff Ward said in a statement to the TV station. “The family has asked for privacy during this extremely difficult time. In lieu of any demonstrations of sympathy, the family has requested that donations be made to Jimi's favorite charity, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital."


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