Jamie J. Downey, 44, Clayton

CLAYTON, NY — There will be a Celebration of Life for Jamie J. Downey, 44, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Knights of Columbus in Clayton, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Mr. Downey died Monday, April 8.

A burial will be held at a later date at the Grindstone Island Cemetery.

Jamie was born March 11, 1975, in Watertown, the son of Ralph and Billie Holloway Downey. He graduated in 1993 from Thousand Islands High School. Jamie attended SUNY Canton for a year, then took courses at Jefferson Community College.

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, are a 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.

Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.

Condolences can be made at trjetty.com