HOWE – Thomas Cicero “T.C.” Addison, 90, of Howe, was born Jan. 20, 1931 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Emmett “E.C.” and Ora (Shelton) Addison. He went home to be with the Lord on March 7, 2021 in Fort Smith.
Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Aaron Scroggins officiating. Interment will follow in Heavener Memorial Park, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
T.C. was a long-time resident of the Heavener and Howe area. He was a 1948 graduate of Heavener High School and attended Poteau Junior College. T.C. worked alongside his father, (E.C.), ranching and running Addison Lumber Company for many years. He began working for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation on January 7, 1967 and retired on January 31, 1993 as a Senior Highway Construction Inspection Technician. T.C. was a devoted Christian, who loved helping his church family. He enjoyed working in his yard, playing dominoes with church friends, and his daily visits to the coffee shop with friends. T.C. was a proud and loving husband, dad, grandpa, brother, and uncle who loved his family. He will be missed by his family and all who knew him.
Surviving family members are six daughters LeeAnn Fleming of Frontenac, Kansas, Teresa Harper of Tyler, Texas, Terry Clubb and husband Danny of Calera, Sherry King and husband Michael of Rock Island, Colleen Ford and husband David of Howe and Genene Means of Heavener; three sons Keith Addison of Copan, Eudell Brown, Jr. and wife Vonda of Acorn, Arkansas and Ward Brown and wife Gale of Howe; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 45 years, Barbara (Stone) Addison; and one brother, Billy H. Addison.
Pallbearers are Keith Addison, Jeremiah Fleming, Jacob Fleming, Ryan Harper, Rodney Addison and Michael Addison
Viewing is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday with family visiting with friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign T.C.’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.