Name:Ronald Addis, III Age: 32 Location: Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania DOD: May 4, 2018
Ronald E. Addis III VANDERBILT Ronald E. “Skoot” Addis III, 32, of Vanderbilt, passed away at 4:21 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018, with his loving family at his bedside, after losing his battle against addiction.
Skoot was born Dec. 11, 1985, in Jeannette, a son of Ronald E. Addis Jr. and Leona A. (Barricklow) Addis of Vanderbilt.
Skoot was a devoted son, brother, uncle, and friend, who would be there for anyone in a minute. He graduated from Connellsville High School with the Class of 2004.
Skoot loved the “‘Burgh” and rooting for the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing, and he played football and baseball while in school.
Skoot worked as a heavy equipment operator with Arrow Up in Claysville, was affiliated with the Vanderbilt United Methodist Church, and was a recent new member of the Connellsville BPO Elks Lodge #503.
He loved all of his family and friends more than anything.
Skoot portrayed Simon Zealot in a live church play depicting the Last Supper.
He went to be in heaven with his grandmother, Gerri; grandfather, Ronald Addis Sr.; and his pap, Joe Barricklow.
Skoot will be sadly missed by his loving family; his parents,
Ronald E. Addis Jr. and Leona A. (Barricklow) Addis of Vanderbilt; his sister, Rachael Christopher and her husband AJ; his nephew, Colson, whom he referred to as “Christmas Ham” and “Thanksgiving Turkey”; his grandmother, Flora (Barricklow) Trough; and his pet dog, Lexi.
Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the Ralph E. Galley Funeral Home, 501 Railroad St., Dawson, 724- 529-2611, www.fergusonfunerals.com.
Family and friends will be received from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Dr. Marvin Watson and Pastor Rob Rabenstein co-officiating.
Chapel committal service and interment will follow in Dickerson Run Cemetery.
The family extends their sincere appreciation to everyone who assisted them during this difficult time. God bless!
Love lasts forever!
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