Gerald ”Jerry” L. Addis (May 24, 1937 – October 24, 2010)


Gerald ”Jerry” L. Addis, 73 of Zanesville , went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Genesis Good Samaritan CCU Zanesville OH following a sudden illness.

He was born Monday, May 24, 1937 in Zanesville OH the son of Charles Grover and Ada P. (Madden) Addis.

He was a member of Tree of Life Christian Fellowship. Served in the United States Army as a Military Policeman. He retired in 1996 as a plumber/pipe fitter for Armco Steel after 30 years of service. Jerry enjoyed motorcycle riding, carpentry and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Sheila A. ( Powell ) Addis who he married on Saturday, May 16, 1959, four sons Michael (Valerie) Addis of Columbus, Brian (Carol) Addis in Zanesville, Stephen (Ann) Addis of New Concord and Timothy Addis of Zanesville. 12 grandchildren Jonathan, Christian, Nathan, Ian, Carolyn, Andrea, Caleb, Logan, Hayden, Austin, Bradley and Kendra; a great granddaughter Braylin Grace; a brother in law Anthony Scaduto and a sister in Law Carla Sue Cantor both of Zanesville. Several nieces, nephews and numerous cousins. Preceded in death in addition to his parents are 4 brothers Robert, Lester, George and Bill and 2 sisters Louella and Virginia.

Visitation will held from 4 to 6pm on Wednesday Oct. 27 at the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. and from 5 to 7pm Thursday Oct. 28th at the Tree of Life Christian Fellowship Church , 2220 Chandlersville Rd. Funeral services will be held at 7pm at the church immediately following the visitation with Pastor Thomas N. Hayes officiating. Local VFW Post 1058 will conduct military honors and flag presenation at the church right before service begins. Burial will conclude at a later date in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery Zanesville.

Memorial contributions can be made in Jerry’s name to the Tree of Life Fellowship Church.

Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit