Bobby Odell Mott

Published 12:29 pm Monday, June 14, 2021

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Mr. Bobby Odell Mott, 84, of Milling Road, Mocksville, died on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at his home.

He was born Dec. 18, 1936 in Sampson County to the late William Jennings and Annie Odell Mott.

Mr. Mott was a former teacher, worked at Ingersoll-Rand, and was an entrepreneur, owning Dixie Motors in Fayetteville, Respiratory Rentals, Inc., and BREMS Farms.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing golf.  Mr. Mott grew watermelons and gave them away to his family and friends. He loved willingly helping others in their time of need. Mr. Mott will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Marilyn Eugenia Spencer Mott; and siblings, William Lee Mott, John Henry Mott, and Annie Lou Johnson.

Survivors: his daughter, Eugenia Mott Slaydon (David); a god-son, Brad Butner (Olivia); 2 grandchildren, Benjamin Neal Slaydon and Joshua David Slaydon; 4 siblings, J.W. “Buddy” Mott, Carolyn Mott Cox, Nellie Mott Savage, and Eva Mae Mott Rodgers; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family was to receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 16 at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville.  A private burial will be held at a later date in Harrells.

Memorials: Alzheimer’s Assoc. Central New York Chapter, PO Box 12226, Syracuse, NY 13218.