Monday, August 14th, 2006
Lewis Addison Jr.
Lewis Edward Addison Jr., 56, of Bryan, died Aug. 11, 2006, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 29, 1949, in Oberlin, to Lewis Edward Sr. and Elsie Christine Hostetler Addison. On April 28, 1990, he married Casey B. Bohner, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Jeffery, Perrysburg; four stepdaughters, Christy Coutz, Pioneer, Cathy Lesniak, Hudson, Mich., Ronda Goebel, Bryan, and Karen Cline, Edgerton; two sisters, Christine Archbaucht, Sarasota, Fla., and Peggy Wolff, North Port, Fla.; two grandsons and eight stepgrandchildren.
He graduated from Western Reserve High School and held management positions with Verizon Communications for 30 years. He retired as the local manager of the Bryan and Bowling Green service areas with Verizon.
He served as mayor of Fayette from 1984-88 and served on Fayette Village Council from 1980-84, serving two years as council president. He returned to council in 1989 to fill an unexpired term, giving him 10 years of service to the Fayette community.
He was a member of the Gorham Fayette Masonic Lodge 387, of which he served as Master twice. He was a 25-year member of the Scottish Rite of Toledo and a life member of the Bryan Moose Lodge 1064, of which he was a two-time governor. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2489 Men's Auxiliary, Bryan, and the Sons of the American Legion Post 210, Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Krill Funeral Home, Bryan, conducted by the Bryan Masonic Lodge.
Contributions can be made to the Veteran Relief Fund for VFW Post 2489 or to Hospice Care of Williams and Fulton counties.
Condolences can be sent at www.krillfuneralservice.com.