Melvin Mott, age 97, died on Jan. 23, 2021 at the Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City, KS. He was born on Jan. 6, 1924, in Pierceville, KS, the son of Charles and Pearl Railsback Mott. He attended one room schools and graduated from Pierceville High School. After service in the U.S. Navy he married Myrna N. Mott on Aug. 22, 1948. A marriage of 72 years.
Melvin was a lifelong former/stockman in Pierceville area. He enjoyed raising cattle, going to auctions, reading, fishing and talking with friends and neighbors. His faith in and love of Jesus Christ as his savior was the compass for his life. He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Garden City, KS.
Survivors include, three sons, Larry (Ramona) Mott of Marlow, OK, Mark Mott of Garden City, KS, Clinton (Casey) Mott of Garden City, KS; two grandchildren, five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents; wife; and one brother, Ronald Mott.
Visitation will be on Jan. 24, 2021 from 1-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Jan. 28, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Fellowship Baptist Church. Funeral services will be streamed live on the funeral homes Facebook page beginning at 1:55 p.m.. Interment will be at the Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Memorials are suggested the Fellowship Baptist Church in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. 67846.
Posted online on January 25, 2021