HOWARD ISHMEAL OTT
Howard Ishmeal Ott was born in Georgia on June 3, 1931 to Joseph Ott and Vinnie Lorene Sizemoore. Howard passed away at his home in Kaufman, Texas on April 10, 2016. Howard was raised in Dallas, Texas and served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War. He lived in Seagoville, Texas for twenty-six years before moving to Kaufman, Texas in 2015. Howard owned and operated Budco, a refrigeration company in Seagoville. Howard was a member of the Christ Gospel Church in Mesquite, Texas. He was married to Beverly Ann McCarter for fifty years before she proceeded in him in death in August of 2013. Howard was also preceded in death by a son Jerry Donald Ott. He is survived by his sons: Jerrel Ott of Kaufman, Jason Ott of Kaufman, John David Ott of Seagoville, stepsons: James Worley, Robert Ott, Reggie Ott, Richard Ott and his wife Darla, daughters: Rhonda Pruett and her husband Roland and Renee Youngman and her husband Terry, numerous grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and many other friends and relatives.