Floyd LottMarch 3, 1937 ~ September 3, 2017 (age 80)
Floyd Lott, 80, of Crossett, died Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Lott was a native of Montrose; a resident of Crossett for over 50 years and a former resident of Jones and Bonita Louisiana. He spent his early years on a farm in Ashley County and was a 1955 honor graduate of Bonita High School. He worked for the Crossett Company and then the Georgia-Pacific Corporation for several years before beginning his new career in 1980. Tuning, repairing and moving pianos with Griffis House of Music until the store closed in 2005, he then continued tuning and repairing pianos until he hung up his tools at the end of 2015. Early in his life, he showed a talent for singing and sang as part of the Lott Trio with his brother and sister. He was always willing to sing and was called on to fill in with several local groups. He sang with feeling and was careful to choose songs that honored his Savior, Jesus.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Ella Mae Evans Lott; two brothers, Raymond and Harold Lott; a sister, JoAnn Lott Simms and three nephews.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Sheila Gammel Lott; a step-son, Luke Saucier both of Crossett; a brother, Ralph Lott of Edwards, Mississippi and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dale Doss and Philip Kelley officiating. Burial will be in the Egypt Cemetery. Pallbearers are Kenneth Box, Bill Kelley, Brandon, Kelley, Boyd Kusturin, Billy Bolin and Sammy Bolin. Memorials may be made to the Egypt Cemetery Association, c/o. Mr. John Laing, 272 Ashley Road 454, Hamburg, AR 71646.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.