James “Jamie” Felder Streetman, 66, a resident of Marianna, Florida died Friday morning, August 13, 2021 in a Tallahassee hospital after a short struggle with lung cancer.
He was born April 10, 1955 on the Airforce base at Rantoul, IL, to Felder “Bubba” Keen Streetman and the late Mary Ann Hartsfield Streetman. The family lived on various Air force Bases including Tampa, Puerto Rico, Massachusetts and Orlando, before settling in Marianna after the loss of his mother.
He was raised by his Uncle and Aunt, Danny and Zade Guy and Grandmother, Laura Smith Streetman with special support of Uncle and Aunt Jimmy and Toolie Harkins. After graduating Marianna High School in 1973 he served his country by joining the Army. He also worked for his Uncle Jimmy Harkins at the Dairy Keen and Donut Den. His other career achievements include becoming an automotive mechanic, parts manager for Bob Pforte Motors, and National Automotive Trainer for Standard Motor Products. He helped begin the ASE certification program for Chipola College, was the owner of Dinos Pizza and a Real Estate Broker. Jamie also served his hometown through the Jackson Hospital Board, Marianna Optimist Club, and Chamber of Commerce. He was an avid archer, hunter, and fisherman. If he wasn’t spending time outdoors, he could be found spending time with his beloved pet, Lola. He was a caregiver and an inspiring and encouraging friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his Grandmother Streetman, his mother, Mary Ann Hartsfield, Aunt Zade Streetman Guy, Uncle Danny Guy and Uncle Jimmy Harkins.
Jamie is survived by his wife of 30 years Sandy Streetman; daughters, Shanna Streetman Gainer of Marianna, Mandy Streetman Barfield (Jon) of Lynn Haven, FL, Kassidy Streetman of Marianna; son Terry Clarke (Cara) of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; father, Felder “Bubba” Streetman; sister, Laura Johnson (Myron) of Headland, AL; two stepsisters, Donna Burke and Sheila DeShazo; stepbrother, Glenn Matthews all of Marianna; eight grandchildren, Chelsea Hill, Jamyn Rogers, Shade Barfield, Levi and Elijah Streetman, Evan, Alexis and Max Clarke; one great-grandchild, Adaleigh Gay.
A memorial service will be 2 PM Saturday, August 21, 2021 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following at James & Sikes Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family would like you to take someone fishing, plant a tree, serve your community in a positive manner and or inspire someone in Jamie’s honor and remember to make today a great day.
Expressions of sympathy may be made at http://www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com