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Robert L. Ott

January 24, 1923 — July 15, 2021

Robert L. Ott, age 98, of Eaton, OH passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Reid Health in Richmond, IN. He was born January 24, 1923 on the Ott Farm six miles north of Eaton, on Monroe Central Road to the late Roy and Nellie (Hapner) Ott.  He graduated from Monroe High School in 1941.  He was a promoter of Angus cattle, having a herd he started in 1938 while in FFA.  He helped organize the Preble County, Richmond District, and Miami Valley Angus Associations.  He was a director from Preble County to the Ohio Beef Cattlemans Association, as well as a member of the Concord United Church of Christ and Preble County Farm Bureau.  He retired from Parker Hannifin in Eaton, and farming in 1987.  He is survived by his daughter-in-law Jeany Ott of Eldorado, OH; sons John and Sharon Ott of Eaton, OH and Jeff and Patt Ott of West Manchester, OH; stepsons Gary Mikesell and Ron Mikesell both of California, Ken and Kathy Mikesell of Florida; six grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and nine step-great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Margene McDivitt Ott on December 12, 2002; second wife Marguerite Dunlap Mikesell Ott on February 16, 2006; son Steven Ott on December 30, 2010; step-daughter Judy Nicholl; step-son Dick Nicholl; sisters Mary Kathryn Ewing and Genevieve Trump; and special friend Evelyn Harshman.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Pastor Paul Wessler officiating.  Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery north of Eaton.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Concord United Church of Christ in care of Don Orr, Treasurer, 3120 Tony Lybrook Road, Eaton, OH 45320 or Eaton Emergency Squad, 324 N. Maple Street, Eaton, OH 45320.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.
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