Mr. John Chewning Addison, 84, of Mechanicsville, departed peacefully from this life at his home Nov. 13, 2019. Mr. Addison was a quiet man and true gentleman who loved his family, walked in faith and led by example. The twinkle in his eye will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He was the son of John and Jane Addison, of Eastville, and brother of Lucy Addison Restein.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 61 years, Byrd Addison; daughters, Lynn Hancock (Tim), Corinne Price (Greg), and Eve Addison (Bert); grandchildren, John and Evie Price, Addison Burton, Richard and Thomas Hancock; sister-in-law, Barbara Tull; nieces, Jane Bailey and Carolyn Stiles; and nephews, Joe and Addison Restein.
Funeral service will take place at Christ Church-Eastville, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 367, Eastville, VA 23347 or The Chesapeake Bay Foundation at www.cbf.org.