Robert "Bob" H. Ott

Loved his family & sports.

Service times: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m..

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Robert "Bob" Henry Ott, 81, of Columbia, passed away on October 12th, 2018. He was born in Columbia to the late George and Loretta Vera Ott. Bob proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and later retired from Mechanicsburg Naval Base and also worked for PPL. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Shawnee Fire Co. and a member of their marching band. Bob loved his family and sports. He was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles, Penn State, and the colleges that his grandchildren attended. Bob enjoyed playing the lottery and was very proud of his well-manicured lawn and his collection of Marine Corps memorabilia.

Bob leaves behind his wife of fifty two years, Judy Ott of Columbia; his children, Tony, husband of Nadine Fillmore of Steelton, Terri Fillmore, companion of Craig Myers of Columbia, Angie Ott Burke of Columbia; Four grandchildren, Michael, Courtney, Kaitlyn, and Mitchell; his siblings, Georgia Ann Gordon of Lancaster, James Ott of Rheems; several nieces and nephews and a large extended family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, George "Duck" Ott, Frank Ott, Donald "Buttons" Vera, and Richard Allen Ott.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 19th, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 409 Cherry St., Columbia, PA 17512. The family will receive friends for visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time. He will be laid to rest, with full military honors, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery on Tuesday, October, 23rd at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Marine Corps League of Lancaster County Detachment #294, c/o Kraft Funeral Home, 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA 17512. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc. Columbia/Landisville.

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