John Francis Lott

Published 12:40 pm Friday, October 26, 2018

John Francis Lott

October 25, 2018

John Francis Lott, 63, of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018.

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The memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Fr. Victor M. Canela-Ochoa, S.T. officiating.  Interment will be at the family plot in North Carolina.

There will be a rosary on Sunday, October 28, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. with a visitation to follow at 4 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home.  Online visitors may sign the guest register at
.Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, or the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, 1250 Cox Ave, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

John Francis Lott was born April 5,1955 in Jacksonville, Fla., the son of Oscar Calvin Lott and Gertrude Gail Davis Lott.  He was a graduate of Wolfson High School and retired after 30 years of service from the Bainbridge Housing Authority.  During this time, he also taught plumbing classes at Bainbridge College.  John was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he taught Sunday school for many years.  He was the CCD coordinator for many years.

John was a man who always gave of what he had. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors playing tennis and doing yard work.  He will be remembered for his sense of humor and his storytelling that had such clarity.  John always had projects that he was working on.  He was a people person who never forgot a name and he enjoyed spending time with his brothers, working with the homeless and supporting children in the community.

Survivors include his wife, Joellyn L. Lott of Bainbridge; his children, Lauren Lott Justice of Bainbridge, Craig Weaver of Bainbridge, and Chris Lott of Detroit, Mich.; his siblings, Catherine Rivard, Anne Trachtenburg, Maggiy Williams, Patti Monk, Carolyn Graham, Stephen Lott, Paul Lott, Barbara Lott, Mary Greenlaw, Susan McGibeny, Fran Yeager, Chris Lott, and Michael Lott; and his granddaughter, Addie Justice.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, James Lott.