David Albert Ott

November 9, 1942 ~ February 21, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old


David Albert Ott, 79, of Stacked Rock Road Landrum, SC passed on Monday, February 21, 2022 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, SC. He was born on November 9, 1942 in Hammond, LA. David was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Day Ott.  He was the son of the late Vernise Eugene and Marjorie Tolle Ott.

David completed his undergraduate studies at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA and graduate studies at Clemson University in Clemson, SC where he earned his PHD in Mathmatics. He was listed in the Who’s Who for Collegiate Honors, an Eagle Scout, and was also a founding member of the Beta Pi chapter of Theta Zi fraternity at Southeastern.  David retired from Milliken and Company as the International Human Resource Director. He enjoyed golf, dancing, planting azaleas and various flowers and was an avid bird watcher.

David’s memories will be cherished by his sons, Randall Ott of Guyton, GA and Ryan Ott of Spanish Fort, AL; his brothers, Donald Ott of Akron, OH, Wes Ott of Ponchatoula, LA and Thomas Ott of Hammond, LA; his sister, Marianne Mclntyre of Baton Rouge, LA; three grandchildren and his loving companion, Debbie Foxworthy of McCormick, SC.

The Ott family will celebrate David’s life in Hammond, LA beginning at 2 PM on Saturday, April 23rd at Tope La restaurant.

Condolences can be sent to his sons; Randall Ott, 105 Crestview Dr. Guyton, GA 31312 or Ryan Ott, 7585 O’Hara Dr. Spanish Fort, AL 36527.   Randall & Ryan ask that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made in David’s honor to the American Heart Association.

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