Martin R. “Marty” Addington, the son of Dovel Richard and Barbara Lee (Voltmer) Addington, was born August 30, 1949, in Hamburg, Iowa. Marty attended Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, graduating in 1967. He then attended University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, for one year before entering the United States Air Force. Marty served for 22 years starting as enlisted and raising to the rank of Captain.
On January 30, 1972, Marty was united in marriage to Pongson (Sunny) Yi and became the parents of one daughter, Lora Lee. They later divorced.
Marty enjoyed golfing and upon retirement from USAF, he earned a PGA pro card and qualified and played in PGA Senior tournaments. In his life he enjoyed fishing, John Wayne movies and family get togethers. Marty passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri, at the age of 71.
Besides his parents, Marty was preceded in death by an infant brother, Dovel R. Addington, Jr. Survivors include daughter, Lora (Bruce Stockwell) Campbell, Virginia Beach, Virginia; grandchildren, Hannah Campbell, Virginia Beach, and Carter and Garret Stockwell; sister, Nancy (Scott) Boyer, Overland Park, Kansas; and numerous cousins.
A private family memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port. The memorial service will be streamed live on Shawn Minter’s Facebook page. Inurnment will be at High Creek Cemetery, Rock Port. Military rites will be under the auspices of Ralph Greer American Legion Post #49, Rock Port. There is no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Services are under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port.