CAPT Hubert M. Jamison, MSC, USN, (Ret), 71, husband of Martha Peters Jamison, of Beaufort, SC, died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at his residence. \nCAPT Jamison was born on March 4, 1946 in Westwood, CA. He is the son of the late Bert E. Jamison and Ruth Martin Jamison. \nCAPT Jamison earned a BS degree from Arkansas State University, an OD degree from Southern College of Optometry, and a Masters in Hospital Administration from Central Michigan University. \nHe served in the US Navy for 31 years as an optometrist. His tours of duty included Staff Optometrist Naval Hospital Charleston, SC, Naval Hospital Roosevelt Roads, PR, and Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL; Head of Optometry Department, Naval Hospital Beaufort; Executive Officer, Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity; Head Optometry Department, Naval Hospital Charleston; Commanding Officer, Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Specialty Leader for Optometry; Assistant Staff Director, Clinical Support Division, Joint Readiness Clinical Advisory Board; Director Operational Medicine, MCRD Branch Medical Clinic, Parris Island. His personal awards include Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (2) National Defense Service Medal (3), Overseas Service Medal. CAPT Jamison was a mentor to many junior optometrists new to the US Navy. \nAfter retirement from the US Navy he continued caring for patients as an optometrist in the Beaufort area. He also volunteered as a math and science tutor in the Beaufort County Department of Education GED program. For 10 years he served as a Poll Clerk during elections. He loved gardening and became a Master Gardener, working and teaching with the Lowcountry Master Gardener Association. He loved taking photographs of flowers, birds, and his grandchildren. \nHe was preceded in death by his grandson, Joshua. \nSurviving is his wife, Martha Peters Jamison; a son, Hugh M. Jamison (Aimee); a daughter, Amy C. Jamison (Dr. Cheryl Jones); a sister, Dr. Jane M. Jamison; and two grandchildren, Zachary Jamison and Alyssa Jamison. \nIn lieu of flowers please consider donating to Wounded Warriors or Born to Read of Beaufort. A memorial service will be held at a later date.