There will be a Celebration of Life for Mr. Jamie J. Downey, 44, who died Monday, April 8th, on Saturday, April 20th, at the Knights of Columbus in Clayton, from 1 to 5pm.
A burial will be held at a later date at the Grindstone Island Cemetery.
Jamie was born March 11th, 1975, in Watertown, the son of Ralph and Billie Holloway Downey. He graduated in 1993 from 1000 Islands High School. Jamie attended SUNY Canton for 1 year, then took courses at JCC.
He joined the U.S. Navy, where he was a structural mechanic, for the A6E Intruder Air Planes, stationed on aircraft carrier U.S.S. Nimitz. After leaving the Navy, he worked until the time of his death, as a Mason for Mark Doney Construction.
Jamie enjoyed golfing, cooking, and watching his favorite football team the Miami Dolphins.
Surviving besides his parents, is his brother, Jonathan (Cherie) of Clayton; his maternal grandmother, Wava Holloway; aunts; uncles; cousins; and his favorite nephew, Hunter of Clayton.
Donations can be made to T.I.E.R.S., P.O. Box 524, Clayton, N.Y. 13624.