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James Monroe "Moe" Addison

March 4, 1945 August 26, 2019
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Obituary for James Monroe "Moe" Addison

DURHAM: James Monroe (Moe) Addison, age 74, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019. He was the son of Elmore and Felsie Addison (deceased). He spent his entire life in the Gorman Community of Durham, North Carolina.

Moe worked for GTE Data Services for over 33 years and retired in 1999. For many years he drove floats in various parades throughout North Carolina.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Gerri Hoenig Addison, two sons, Greg Addison of Chicago, and Chris Addison of Durham. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Barbara Addison, Carolyn Johnson; and numerous nieces and nephews, and cousins. Moe was proceeded in death by his brother, Bryant Addison.

He was a devoted member of Gorman Baptist Church for his entire life where he served as an usher.

One of Moe’s passions was the Redwood Volunteer Fire Department. He was a founding member and served on the Board of Directors. Also, he served on the Board of Directors for the Verizon Credit Union.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 30 at Gorman Baptist Church with Rev. Craig Phelps and Pastor Tim Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in the Addison Family Cemetery located at 814 Junction Road in Durham. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., at the church.

Flowers are acceptable, or donations in his honor can be made to the Redwood Volunteer Fire Department, 4901 Cheek Road, Durham, NC. 27704, or Gorman Baptist Church, 3315 E Geer Street, Durham, NC 27704.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Friday

30

Aug

12:30 PM 8/30/2019 12:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Gorman Baptist Church

3315 East Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704

Gorman Baptist Church
3315 East Geer Street Durham 27704 NC
United States

Funeral Service Following Visitation

Friday

30

Aug

2:00 PM 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Gorman Baptist Church

3315 East Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704

Gorman Baptist Church
3315 East Geer Street Durham 27704 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Addison Family Cemetery Final Resting Place

Junction Road
Durham, NC

Junction Road Durham NC
United States
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