CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Johnny Ray Addair, 61, of Garretts Fork of Chapmanville departed this life Thursday, March 29, 2012, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington after a long illness.
Born April 1, 1950, at Garretts Fork, he was a son of the late Charles and Mildred Rogers Addair. Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Freelin and Jerry Addair.
John was a truck driver for many years and also worked Tim McCoy’s Pest Control. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors and going to Chief Logan State Park. John also attended Garrett Chapel Church, where he was also baptized, until he was physically unable to attend.
Survivors include two sisters, Janie (Bobby) Casto of Chapmanville and Sarah (Ernie) Craddock of Lake; three brothers, Jim (Lynn Bryant) of Rock Lick, Brad of Virginia, and Matthew “Matty” of Hickory, N.C.; an adopted sister/niece, Amanda Woody (Jody Ojeda) of Crawley; three special nephews, Jakob and Luke Addair, both who assisted with John’s care, and Michael “Mikey” Craddock; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, and caregiver, Jonathan Scaggs.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at Evans Funeral Home in Chapmanville with the Rev. Dean Sparks, a close family friend, officiating. John was laid to rest in the family cemetery on Garretts Fork Friday, April 6, with a small family ceremony officiated by Rev. Sparks.
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