Funeral services for Gary D. Mott, age 67 of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, April 7, 2013 from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia. Interment will follow at Old Bethel Cemetery in Clarks. Visitation will be Saturday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Gary was born June 14, 1945 to James W. and Ethel Gunn Mott in Columbia and he passed from this life on April 5, 2013 at Citizens Medical Center in Columbia.
He was retired after 39 years of work as a conservation enforcement specialist. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and golf. He served on the Caldwell Parish School Board from 1980-1982 and he also served on the police jury for Ward I. He was preceded in death by his wife: Patricia Mott; his father: James W. Mott; his brother: James Glen Mott.
He is survived by his son: Heath Mott and his wife Susan of Columbia; two daughters: Kim Rushing and her husband Jody of Columbia; Pam Duff and her husband Jamie of Columbia; his mother: Ethel Gunn Mott; his sister: Ginger Mott; seven grandchildren: Nick Rushing, Justin Rushing, Rebecca Rushing, Jared Duff, Jenna Duff, Tara Taylor, and Houston Mott.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Warner, Howard Hogg, Steve Tucker, Chris Wilson, Steven Thibodeaux, and Brent Bryant.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Roy David Jones, Jimmy Duff, Jerry Duff, Tommy Ellerbee, Chet Traylor, Jim Turner, Sonny Dyer, Dennis Dannehl, Bob Dyer, and Greg Ducote.
You may send online condolences to the Mott family at www.riserfuneralhomes.com