YORK Kenneth E. Ott, 81, of Manchester Township, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Donna M. (Everhart) Ott with whom he celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on November 16, 2013. Born March 15, 1933, in York, son of the late Kenneth J. "Peck" and Beatrice C. (Schrivert) Ott, he had retired after 42 years of service with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #229, of which he had been past president and 30 of those years with J.Z. Barton, Inc. After retirement, he had worked part-time for Stagemyer Flower Shop. He was a Korean War veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955, having seen duty in Japan and Korea with the 35th Strategic Air Command from 1952 to 1954. He was a member of Fourth United Methodist Church; Korean War Veterans Association, York Chapter 178, and Arlington, VA Chapter #215; Rooster Social Club; Hawk Gunning Club; Shiloh American Legion, Post #791; Prince A.A.; Viking A.A.; 12th Ward Democratic Club; Royal Fire Company; West York VFW, Post #8951; and BD Social Club. His Masonic affiliations included Zeredatha Lodge #451 Free and Accepted Masons; Zembo Temple Shrine Club; Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Harrisburg; York County Shrine Club; Tall Cedars of Lebanon, York Forest #30; and White Rose Scottish Rite Club. In addition to his wife, Mr. Ott is survived by a son, Michael A. Ott of York; daughter-in-law, Sue Ann Ott of Estero, Fla.; a sister, Yvonne Draper of Dover; and a brother, Richard Ott of York. He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth E. Ott, Jr. and two sisters, Mayola Sheets and Joleen Sipe. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014 at Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 S. George St., York. Viewing will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Mount Rose Cemetery with full military honors presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Fourth United Methodist Church, 20 N. Lehman St., York, PA 17403. KuhnerAssociates.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 9, 2014