Plott, James H.

Owner Of Plott’s Auto Repair Shop For Over 50 years

Thursday, January 24, 2013
James Plott
James Plott

James H. Plott, 85, of Ooltewah, died on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at his home.

James was a graduate of Ooltewah High School and attended the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.

He was a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force specializing in propeller instruction; and a member of the American Legion Post 247. James was also a member of Harrison Masonic Lodge 114 where he served as Worshipful Master and attained the level of 32nd Degree Mason. He was the Past Worthy Patron of Harrison Eastern Star #57.

James owned and operated his own business, Plott’s Auto Repair Shop for over 50 years. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and treasurer. For many years he was the Precinct Chairman over the Ooltewah #1 Precinct for elections.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Lee Plott and Nannie Boyd Plott; and first wife, June Scoggins Plott.

Survivors include his wife of 18½ years, Mary Jane Plott; son, James Randall (Susan) Plott; daughters, Shirley Ann Plott and Debra Plott (Mark) Raulston; granddaughters, Jennifer Raulston and Stephanie Raulston; stepdaughter, Shawn (Derrick) Greer; stepgrandson, Casey Crook and stepgranddaughter, Marisa Greer.


Pallbearers will be James’ cousins, Francis Rogers, Charles Rogers, Jim Rogers, Ronnie Rogers, Steve Rogers and David Dill.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, in the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Jones and Reverend James Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2–4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, at the funeral home.

The James Plott family would like to express their gratitude for the excellent and compassionate care the Avalon Hospice gave to their loved one.

Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway.


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