Age 89, passed away July 22, 2021, formerly of Holt. He was born July 13, 1932, in Lansing, Michigan, to Herman and Mary Ott. Dick was in the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne and the 11th Airborne divisions. He served on the Holt Fire Department and coached Little League baseball and basketball for twelve years. Dick retired from General Motors in 1985 after working there for 37 years and 8 months.
Surviving are his wife of fifteen years, Marjorie; his children, Richard (Annette) Ott, Jr., Chuck Ott, Bob (Jill) Ott, Mary Schindewolf; stepchildren, Scott (Lynn) Comer, Lisa Chesney, and Chip McClure. He also leaves behind many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sylvia; brothers, Herman Ott and Donald Ott; a grandson, Justin; and a stepson, Mark Losey.
His family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, on Thursday, July 29, from 2pm-5pm. The family asks that contributions in Dick’s honor may be made to a charity of one’s own choosing.