Thursday, December 5th, our brother David Wayne Addison laid down his working tools and was called to the Celestial Lodge above. Brother David was only fifty-two years old. He and his twin brother Joseph, have been members of Gray Lodge for more than twenty five years. He will be greatly missed.
Masonic Burial Services were held December 10th at Rosewood Cemetery in Porter Texas.
David Wayne Addison, age 52, passed away peacefully in his home on December 5, 2013 in Kingwood, TX. He was born February 12, 1961 in Longview, TX to George and Ruthie Addison. David graduated from Westbury Sr. High School in 1980. After graduation he attended Houston Community College. He worked for Houston Shell & Concrete and then American Bank before deciding his true calling was in Law Enforcement. In May 1990, David graduated from Houston Community College System Law Enforcement Academy, graduating #3 in his class and receiving the Top Gun Award. July 1990, David was sworn in as a Deputy for the Harris County Constable Department, Pct. 5, where he served the people of Houston and Harris County for over 23 years. In November 1995, David received the honor for Outstanding Contribution in Apprehension of Bank Robbers Award from the Gulf Coast Criminal Investigators Association. After David accepted his calling into the ministry in 2005, he attended the College of Biblical Studies in Houston. He also served as Volunteer Chaplain for Pct. 5 and was a member of their Honor Guard. He was a Mason in Gray Masonic Lodge #329. He also loved hunting and fishing and spending time with his family.
David and Teresa joined Woodridge Baptist Church in August 1998. He served as a Deacon at Woodridge and was ordained as a Minister on May 5, 2013. David loved singing as a tenor in the Adult Choir and enjoyed serving as a Children’s Sunday School Director. He also was a Stephen Minister. For the past 13 years, he would use his vacation time to go with the students to Summer Youth Camp and Mission Trips. This had become the highlight of his year. David had gone many places on mission trips to deliver the message of Christ. He lived his life as a fully devoted follower of Christ, being on mission daily.
Above all that David did, he was most known to be a loving and caring husband to his wife of 31 years, Teresa M. Myers Addison, and father to his daughter, Lauren. David and Teresa were high school sweethearts since July 1979 and married September 11, 1982. They were married 13 years before being blessed with their daughter, Lauren. She is now a senior in high school and will attend the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in the Fall of 2014. David was so proud of his little girl and was so excited about her upcoming graduation.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
David is survived by his wife, Teresa M. Myers Addison and their daughter, Lauren. Father, George C. Addison and mother, Ruthie L. DeBose Addison. Brother, John C. Addison and wife, Rhonda C. Dearman Addison and daughter, Audrey Addison. Twin brother, Joseph L. Addison and wife, Kittie M. Davis Addison and son, Dustin Claunch and wife, Cassia Woods Claunch. Father-in-law, Clinton L. Myers and wife, Gladys M. Myers. Brother-in-law, Dwight L. Myers and wife, Jeannine F. Buckler Myers. Niece, Jeanette Myers Martin and husband, Justin Martin and children, Braxton, Preslee and Payton. Niece, Sara Myers Tierney and husband, Gene Tierney. Nephew, Dwayne Myers and wife, Ashley Jameson Myers. Brother-in-law, Tim L. Myers and wife, Susan A. Stebner Myers. Nephew, Cody L. Myers and wife, LeeAnne Spaulding Myers and daughters, Kylie and Lacey.
A visitation was held on Monday, December 9, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Kingwood Funeral Home, 22800 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339. A celebration of David’s life took place on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Woodridge Baptist Church, 5707 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, Texas 77345. Graveside services were held at Rosewood Cemetery in Porter, TX. Memorial donations may be made to the 100 Club and/or the Woodridge Baptist Church Missions Fund.
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