Funeral set for music legend Jimi Jamison

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A private ceremony for Jimi Jamison will be held at the Culpepper Funeral Home in Kosciusko, Mississippi Friday September 5.

Visitation will be held from 1pm -3pm with the funeral to begin thereafter at 3pm.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations be sent to Jimi’s favorite charity, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

The family is a planning a public memorial service in Memphis to be held in the next couple of weeks.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — At about 1 p.m. Monday, lead singer of the group “Survivor” and native Memphian Jimi Jamison was found dead of a heart attack at his home in Memphis.

He was 63 years old.

Jamison joined “Survivor” in 1984, after the success of the hit song “Eye Of The Tiger.”

He helped bring the group back to the top 10, with hits like “High On You,” “The Search Is Over,” and “Burning Heart.”

Jamison worked closely with St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

The family has requested that instead of flowers, donations be made to Jimi’s favorite charity, St. Jude.

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