|Death: ||Aug. 9, 2012|
South Carolina, USA
Parents: Guy and Frances Collins Addison
Spouse: Dominique Fontaine Addison
COL. GARY RAY ADDISON
1951 - August 9, 2012
NORTON, VA - Col. Gary Ray Addison, U.S. Army (Ret.), 61, of Goose Creek, SC, passed away August 9, 2012, following an extended illness.
Born in Norton, Virginia, he was a son of the late Guy and Frances Collins Addison. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from East Tennessee State University and his Master's Degree from Florida Institute of Technology. Upon graduation from ETSU, he received his commission in the United States Army, where he retired after thirty years as a Colonel, serving during Desert Storm and the Bosnian Conflict.
Mr. Addison moved to Goose Creek to work as a contractor for Dynacorp at the Charleston Naval Weapon Station.
He enjoyed playing golf, watching the Atlanta Braves and coached basketball for the Goose Creek Recreation.
He is survived by his wife of twenty three years, Dominique Fontaine Addison; four sons, Steve Addison, Big Stone Gap, VA, Jonathan Addison, Christopher Addison and Carlton Addison, all of Goose Creek; his daughter, Anna Michele White, Bluefield, WV; his brother, Ronnie Addison, Lancaster, Kentucky and sister, Annette Clough, Newport News, Virginia; and his grandchildren: Dalton and Connor White, and Emma Addison, and her sister, Ava who is expected in September.
Following services Tuesday in Charleston, SC, Gary will be returned to Norton, Virginia, where his family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 PM at the Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Thursday, August 16, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Kirt Dale, minister from the First Church of God of Norton officiating.
Burial will follow in the Laurel Grove Cemetery with military honors provided by the Virginia National Guard Honors Team and veterans service organizations from the Wise County area.
Guy Addison (1917 - 2001)
Frances B. Addison (1922 - 1994)
Laurel Grove Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95230645
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Added: Aug. 12, 2012