SURGOINSVILLE - John L. Addington, Sr., age 82, of Surgoinsville, TN, passed away at Orchard View Rehabilitation Center in Kingsport, TN on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 after a period of declining health. He was born in Nickelsville, VA on February 28, 1939 and was the son of the late Leonard and Lola Del Addington. Mr. Addington retired from the U.S. Air Force and attained the rank of Tech Sgt.

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Barnett and husband Brian; son, John L. Addington, Jr., grandchildren, Lacey Barnett and Charles Barnett; sister, Polly McConnell and husband Barnett; brother, Paul Addington; several nieces and nephews.

Military graveside services will be at 12:00 PM Noon Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Addington Frame Church Cemetery with Pastor Steve Templeton officiating and colors will be presented by American Legion Post 3/265. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 11:45.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Orchard View Rehabilitation Center.

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COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, Weber City, VA is honored to serve the family of John L. Addington, Sr.

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