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July 3, 2014

Addison Ormsbee Jr.

Addison Ormsbee Jr.

GRAND GORGE — Addison Ormsbee Jr., resident of Grand Gorge for 55 years, died July 1, 2014, at Oneonta.

He was born June 30, 1935, at Blenheim, the son of Addison Ormsbee Sr. and Pauline Lee.

Addison married Elizabeth (Keith) Ormsbee on June 18, 1960, at Voorheesville. She died March 21, 2013.

He drove truck, worked on a farm and was employed at the Charcoal Plant as a laborer. He enjoyed fishing and being with his family.

Addison is survived by a son, Phillip Ormsbee of Georgia; daughters, Lisa Pearsall and Travis Post; daughter, Jennifer and her husband, Chris Shultis; grandchildren, Michael and Olivia Ormsbee, Desarie’ Fairbairn, Chris Shultis Jr.; and sister, Mary Engle. Also surviving are nieces, nephews and daughter-in-law, Joyce Ormsbee.

Predeceased by son, Brian Ormsbee; and daughter, Debra Pearsall.

Calling hours will be held at the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury, from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014. A prayer service will be conducted by Phillip Ormsbee following the calling hours at 8 p.m.

Committal services will be at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, Grand Gorge.

Donations in memory of Addison Ormsbee Jr. may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Syracuse NY Office, 6390 Fly Road, Second floor, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.

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