Gordon J. "Gordy" Addams, 51, died at 3:10 pm Sunday September 17, 2006 at Rockford Memorial Hospital after many years of struggle which he carried out courageously.
Born October 26, 1954 in Rockford. Son of Bob and Dorothy (Taylor) Addams. He married Pamela K. Vasseur on March 15, 1980 in Rockford at Court St. UMC. Gordy earned an Associates Degree in Diesel Mechanics from Kishwaukee College and worked as a quarry foreman for Rockford Blacktop. He was a member of Midwest Operating Engineers, Local 150. Gordy was a lifelong ‘Rock River Rat'.
Survived by his loving family, who were the center of his world: his wife of 26 years, Pam; daughter Amanda; son Robert; parents Bob and Dorothy; brother Darryl (pallbearer); sister Darlene; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by brothers-in-law Mike, Craig, Steve and Clayton Vasseur who will serve as pallbearers; sister-in-law Tina Stein and her husband Pat who will also serve as pallbearer.
Visitation Wednesday Sep 20 from 6–8 pm at Sunset Funeral Home. Funeral service 10 am Thurs Sep 21 at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. A special thanks to the Doctors and Nurses that compassionately cared for Gordy and comforted his family.