Robert Eugene Addison
Robert Eugene Addison, 71, Kokomo, went to be with the Lord at 5:20 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, from St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis. Born Sept. 26, 1947, in Kokomo, he was the son of the late George Oliver Addison and Betty (Corlew) Micheli.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. On Nov. 4, 1967, in Big Spring, Texas, he married Patsy Ruth (Sullivan), and she survives. He worked for Haynes International as a shop mechanic and a foreman for over 31 years, retiring in 2009. He then worked for O'Reilly Auto Parts for several years. He was a member of Carpenter's House Church, Kokomo Blue Angels, was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed working on cars.
Survivors include his wife of over 51 years, Patsy Ruth Addison, of Kokomo; two daughters, Tammari Lorraine Ingalls (Steven), of Wabash, and Michelle Diane Ellis, of Kokomo; one brother, George O. Addison (Mary), of Knoxville, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Sullivan Wesley Robert Addison and Sarah Nicole Ellis; three great-grandchildren, Karlin Elizabeth Mae Brown, Marleigh Jean Ruth Addison and Aurora Melody Kay Gilliam; also several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ronald Addison; and one sister, Sharon Diane Holland.
A celebration of Robert's life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Carpenter's House Church, with Pastor Paul Sutherland officiating. There will be time for gathering from 10 to 11 a.m. The Kokomo VFW and the United States Air Force will conduct military honors at the beginning of the service at 11 a.m. All are welcome to join the family for dinner after the service has concluded.
If you wish to leave a contribution In Robert's memory, please do so toward St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
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Published on September 3, 2019


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4 posts

Brian Hall
Sep 05, 2019
Sorry for his passing, he was a colorful character with passion for life, he'll be missed
George & Mary Addison
Sep 04, 2019
Bobby will be sadly missed by his brother and sister-in-law.
Pat and Margi Bookmiller (Bookie)
Sep 04, 2019
Was great working with the Dogman. Sorry for your loss. He will be missed here but welcomed at the gates. I will be out of town for the services. Sorry
Will Woods
Sep 04, 2019
What a great guy Bob as many of us call him. I’m going to miss him very much. I had already been asking about him at the O’Reilly store. What a great guy and friend. May God continue to bless you & your family. I know your kids and grandchildren are going to miss you & most of all so will your lovely wife. Take care my friend, be blessed!!!!