Mr. Eric Thomas Addison, 51, Hartwell, Georgia, died on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 11am at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Mr. Addison wished to be cremated after the service. His ashes will be placed in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Memory Garden. The body is at Strickland Funeral Home – Hartwell Chapel where the family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. At other times, the family will be at the homes of his daughter and his parents. The family requests no flowers. Memorials may be made to Gideons International, Hart County Camp, PO Box 59, Hartwell GA 30643, or to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 1019 Benson Street, Hartwell, GA. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family by visiting www.stricklandfh.com. Strickland Funeral Home – Hartwell Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.