Robert "Bob" Addis
1925 - 2016
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Robert "Bob" Addis passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the age of 91. He was born on November 6, 1925 in Mineral, Ohio.
Bob served in the Marine Corps during WWII and then went on to play professional baseball for ten years. He earned his Masters in Education from Kent State University followed by a 34 year career at Euclid High School as a teacher, baseball coach and Athletic Director. He was a longtime member of the Euclid Rotary Club and an avid golfer.
Bob is survived by his two daughters, Suzanne Baiz (Mark) and Jane; grandchildren, Robert and Sarah and great-granddaughter, Blake.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie; his parents, Lewis and Sylvia and brother, Emmett.
The family will receive friends 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2016 at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, Ohio 44060.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 19, 2016 at St. Hubert's Episcopal Church, 8870 Baldwin Rd, Kirtland Hills, Ohio 44060.
Interment service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Greenlawn Cemetery, 2582 Romig Road, Akron, Ohio 44320.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Euclid High School Sports Hall of Fame c/o Alumni Office, 711 East 222nd St. Euclid, Ohio 44123.
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Published in www.News-Herald.com from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2016.
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November 20, 2017
Bob, was my gym teacher . He had wonderful qualities . day one I could tell he was compassionate and caring . thank you Mr. Addis Shine on sir like the warm sun ,you warmed our hearts . you did well, see you in heaven champ , yes; I will Amen .....
Peter,.. Class of 1975
November 16, 2017
My condolences. Though time has passed since losing your loved one, may ~1 Thessalonians 4:14 give you hope to see him again.
November 22, 2016
Thoughts and prayers to Jane and her family.
Bobbi Gibbons
November 21, 2016
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
November 18, 2016
The 1949 St. Paul Saints Fearsome Threesome: Eric Tipton, Earl Naylor and Bob Addis.
I did not know Bob Addis personally, but we spent several hours on the telephone during the summer of 1913 in a multi-part interview for my book on the rivalry between the Millers and Saints. He was generous with his time, direct with his answers and gave me his best effort in answering my questions. It was a memorable experience during which I really felt as though I knew him. I'm tremendously grieved by his passing and just wish I would have maintained the correspondence. The book was published in 2014, sporting a photo of the 1949 St. Paul Saints, the team he excelled with, a gift to me from Mr. Addis. I certainly regret never meeting him. I'm sure we would have become fast friends. Given his straight-forwardness and no-nonsense appeal, there's no doubt in my mind Bob had many friends. Rest in Peace, Bob Addis.
- Rex Hamann, Andover, Minn.
Rex Hamann
November 17, 2016
May the God of all comfort and a promised hope, be with the family and friends at this very sad and difficult time.
D
November 16, 2016
Please accept my deepest sympathy. Take comfort in the God of all comfort and hope.
Patricia
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