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James “Jimmy” Earl Addington 1948 - 2023
James “Jimmy” Earl Addington

James “Jimmy” Earl Addington, 74, passed away March 4, 2023, at his home in rural Ellinwood. He was born on March 6, 1948, to Eugene and Okla (Dixon) Addington, in Independence, Kan.

A long-time area resident, Jimmy was an electrician for C&P Electric and M&M Line Construction. He enjoyed carpentry and remodeling trailer houses. Jimmy loved music and collected many albums throughout the years. He enjoyed helping his family and friends but especially loved family gatherings. 

Survivors include, his sister, Mary Rose Lauber of Great Bend; many nieces and nephews, including, Anneda Mossberg (Shawn) of Ellinwood, Raven Hamit (David) of Great Bend, Tommy Drewel (Kristi) of Great Bend, Kenneth Rowe of Ellinwood, Larry Lauber (Jayda) of Great Bend, Charles Rowe of Great Bend, William Rowe of Great Bend and Jason Lauber of Lyons. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bobby Addington; and two sisters, Rossie Lauber and Marie Drewel. 

Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at Bryant Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Reverend Dick Ogle presiding. Interment will be in the Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials have been designated to Golden Belt Humane Society, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS.  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 8, 2023