BOB J. ADDAMS, 85 MACHESNEY PARK - Bob J. Addams, 85, of Machesney Park, passed away on October 20, 2013. Born on May 5, 1928, in Rockford, he was the son of Charles and Lillian Addams. He married his wife, Dorothy, December 29, 1951 in Rockton. An Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, Bob was a lifetime member of Local 150 International Union of Operating Engineers and the NRA. Bob attended Heartland Community Church. He enjoyed boating, camping and most of all, spending time with his family. His survivors include his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Addams; children, Darlene and Darryl Addams; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brothers, Thomas and Charles Addams; and many other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents; son, Gordon J. Addams; and seven siblings. Memorial service, 6 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park. Visitation 5 p.m. to time of service. Interment, 1 p.m. Friday, October 25, in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 22 to Oct. 23, 2013