Mr. Bobby Addy
Services for Mr. Bobby Brooks Addy will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013 at Decatur United Methodist Church with burial in Decatur Cemetery. Rev. Bruce Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6-8 Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Milling Funeral Home of Union.
Mr. Addy, 76, of Decatur, died Friday, July 19, 2013 at his residence.
Wife of 55 years, Mrs. Pat Addy of Decatur
Daughter: Brookes Stevens and husband Ricky of Decatur
Son: David Addy of Newton
Granddaughter: Lindsey Stevens and fiancée Jody Blount
Grandson: Jeremy Stevens of Ocean Springs
Great Grandson: Manny Stevens of Ocean springs
Sister: Brenda Addy of Decatur
2 Brothers: Jimmy Addy & Larry Addy, both of Decatur
He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Addy is preceded in death by his parents, Avery and Mable Addy, as well as two brothers, Henry Addy and Bill Addy.
Mr. Addy was a member of Decatur United Methodist Church. He was actively involved in the Decatur Jaycees, Decatur Lions Club, Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce and Decatur Country Club. For over 20 years, Mr. Addy served as Mayor of Decatur and served on the Board of Alderman. He was a community volunteer who spent much of his time doing special projects for ECCC and Newton County High School. He always had time for his grandchildren. He enjoyed watching them play softball and golf. He was an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman. He owned and operated a convenient store for over 25 years in Decatur. After retiring from the convenient store, he worked at the Decatur Country Club, which he helped develop, until he retired in December 2012.
Pallbearers: Wayne Comans, Pat O’Neill, Chris Harris, Doyle Moore, Roy Lucroy and Scott Hill.
Honorary Pallbearers: John Blount, Carl Hollingsworth, Terry McMullan, the Decatur Coffee Club, the Lions Club, the Methodist Men, and Senior Golfers.