James Dalton Vollmar


James Dalton Vollmar, 80, of Buchanan Dam, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 22, at 2 p.m. at Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland. Military honors were accorded by the Highland Lakes Honor Guard.

Private inurnment of the ashes will be held.

Vollmar was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Fredericksburg, the son of Alfred Vollmar and Anita Hilda Gellerman Bankhead Vollmar. He married Nancy Chesher 10 years ago and she survives.

He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. 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.

In addition to his wife, Vollmar is survived by one son, Michael J. Vollmar of Leander; one daughter, Karen D. Vollmar Lawrence of Hutto, and two step-daughters, Keatha A. Brown and Marliese J. Stripling.

Survivors also include five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, one great-grandson, and his mother-in-law, Anna Mae Chesher.

He is also survived by two brothers, four sisters and spouses, including Lester and Maydell Vollmar, Bert and Linda Vollmar, Marcia N. Horton, Mabel and John D. Hodges, Berdie and Al Cansler, and Laverne Oppermann, all of Fredericksburg.

Vollmar was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, a brother, his father-in-law and a step-daughter. 

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept, 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

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