Mr. William Augusts Addington, 85, of Rocky Face, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Roy Marshall and Lydia Louise Davis Addington.
William was a devoted Christian and an avid defender of the Second Amendment.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Sue Addington of the residence; sister-in-law and caregiver, Patricia Hill Masters of Rocky Face; sister, Frances Haynes of California; special nephew, Michael Master; and other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy Gentry officiating.
Burial will follow in Dogwood Valley Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home today from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Humane Society of Northwest Georgia, 1703 Cleveland Highway, Dalton, GA 30720.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.