Emerson Joseph "Butch" Addison was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 28, 1949 to Emerson and Renee Addison, he passed away peacefully on December 24, 2012 at the age of 63 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Butch was the beloved husband of Bethel Sue (Baumer) Addison for 35 years. Loving father of Joe (Minh) Addison, Mike Addison and Tim Addison. Dear brother of Christine (Ron) Mack, Tom (Sheila) Addison, and Steve (Vickie) Addison. Brother-in-law of Judy (Jim) MacLeod, Joan (Allan) Cooper, Barbara (Hal) Lambdin, and Sandye (Ralph) Strickland. He will also be missed by many friends.
The family will receive friends for a Memorial Gathering on Friday, December 28, 2012 from 3-8pm with a 7:00pm Scripture and Eulogy service at the Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Road (East of I-275 and Newburgh roads), Livonia, Michigan 48152.
The Memorial Mass, led by Father Gary Michalik, will be at 10:00am on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at St. Colette Catholic Church 17600 Newburgh Road (Just north of Six Mile Road) Livonia, Michigan 48152. Visiting will begin at 9:30am at the church.
Memorial Donations may be made in Butch's name to:
Catholic Relief Services
P.O. Box 17090
Baltimore, MD 21203-7090
To the favorite charity of your choice