Paul Plott, 89, of Minerva, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Minerva Eldercare.
He was born Oct. 20, 1923, in New Market, Md., to Monroe and Bessie (Droneburg) Plott. He was a beef farmer and retired from the James River Corporation in Minerva where he worked for 36 years. He was a member of the Christian Life Center in Minerva.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Ebling) Plott, whom he married Dec. 8, 1979; two daughters, Nerissa (Rich) Marino of Navarre, and Kaye Plott of the home; four sons, David (Camella) Plott of Minerva, Samuel (Chris) Plott of Minerva, Joseph (Mel) Plott of Okinawa, Japan, and John Plott of Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, June (Marc) Tilmant of Kensington, and Marlene (Ben) Abrams of Canton; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and his five favorite dogs.
He is preceded in death by a stepson, Stanley Warne; sister, Priscilla Crawford; three brothers, John "E.J." Plott, Monroe Plott, Jr., and Clyde Plott.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m., in the Christian Life Center in Minerva with the Rev. Tim Gropp officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, 6-8 p.m., at the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home, in Minerva and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorial donations may be made to the church. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.