Services for Clifford Ray Lott, 79, of Palestine formerly of Tyler, will be held on Friday, September 3, 2010, at 10:00 AM at Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Dan Manuel officiating.
Burial will follow at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery in Tyler under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.
Mr. Lott passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler.
He was born in Collin County, Texas on March 6, 1931 to Clifford Austin and Jewell Abbott Lott.
Ray married the love of his life, Dell Lott on August 11, 1951. He was a home builder and owned a sheet metal business and retired in August of 1988. Ray loved to hunt and fish. He was an Elder at West Erwin Church of Christ in Tyler and was currently a member of La Poynor Church of Christ in La Poynor. Ray was a loving father and grandfather and a faithful and devoted husband for 59 years.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, son Carl Wayne Lott and brother Benny Lott.
He is survived by his loving family including his wife Dell Lott of Palestine; son Ron Lott and wife Pam of Tyler; daughter, Brenda Kay Anderson and husband Paul of Houston; grandchildren, Ashley Anderson, Brandon Lott, Chanse Lott, Lindsey Lott and Tyler Lott and fiance’ Evelyn Keaton; very special friends H.L. and Sherry Beaubien; brother, Bobby Lott; and sisters, Della Paroline and Betty Hicks.
Pallbearers will be Lewis Jones, Milburn Cook, Stan Mallory, Charles Harris, Gene Chandler, and Don Crowder.
Honorary pallbearers will be Don Weathers, Lowell Lewis, Dr. Roger Knight, Glynn Starnes and Lavelle Layfield.
Visitation is scheduled from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Hwy., Tyler, Texas 75703.
Memorials may be made in honor of Ray Lott to West Erwin Church of Christ Building Fund, 420 West Erwin, Tyler, Texas 75702.