James Dalton Vollmar Feb. 8, 1933 ~ June 12, 2013
June 07, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
Jim proudly served in the United States Navy and Air Force, retiring from the Air Force after 20 years of service. He was a member of the Kiwanis club, Bandera Rodeo Association, PGA Association and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, flying, bowling and rodeos. If Jim were to summarize how he lived his life, he’d say "I did it my way”
Jim is survived by his wife of 10 years, Nancy Chesher Vollmar of Buchanan Dam; son, Michael J. Vollmar of Leander, Texas; daughter, Karen D. Vollmar Lawrence of Hutto, Texas; step-daughters, Keatha A. Brown and Marliese J. Stripling; grandchildren, Shelby N. Vollmar, Logan Michael Vollmar, Travis D. Lawrence, Ashley D. Lawrence, Patrick D. Lawrence; great-grandson, Keegan Michael Lawrence-Craft; step-grandchildren, Clayton T. Bird, Dalton A. Stripling, Zachary S. Brown, Jeremy R. Brown and Emily R. Stripling; brothers, Lester (Maydell) Vollmar, Bert (Linda) Vollmar; sisters, Marcia N. Horton, Mabel (John D.) Hodges and Berdie (Al) Cansler, and Laverne Oppermann; brothers and sisters of Fredericksburg, Texas; mother-in-law Anna Mae Chesher; and nieces, Cheryl (Nathan) Peacock, Cindy (David) Broschat, and Kristy Geyer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, a brother, uncles and aunts, father-in-law and a step-daughter.
Celebration of Jim’s life will be held at the Putnam Funeral Home on Saturday, June 22 at 2 p.m. Military honors will be given by the Highland Lakes Honor Guard.
Private inurnment will be held. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jim’s memory to St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O.Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, Tenn., 38148-0142.
Celebration of life services made by Putnam Funeral Home, Kingsland.
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