Louis Otis Stotts

Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James
Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James

(August 2, 1896 - June 2, 1960)

The Lusk Herald
June 9, 1960

Services for Mr. Stotts Held

Graveside services were held at the Manville Cemetery Tuesday afternoon for Louie O. Stotts, 63, formerly of Lance Creek, who died in Rock Springs June 3.

The Rev. Jacob Nein officiated at the brief services. Military services were in charge of Chuck Baughan with Ted Moline and David Jassman as color guards, Harve Ledford and Fred Hansen flag bearers and Jim Stratton folding the flag. Taps were sounded by the Rev. Frank Bozart.

Mr. Stotts was employed at the 77 Ranch and by the Ohio Oil Company in Lance Creek for many years. Prior to his death he was employed by the Mountain States Fuel Co. in Lyman. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ione Baker Stotts; a daughter, Mrs. Hollis Anderson; an adopted daughter, Robin; and two granddaughters, Karlene and Jill Anderson.

Note: In searching for information, several different dates were given for birth (1895 in military records, 1896 in the Social Security Death Index and on his gravestone, and death (June 3 in this article, June 2 on his gravestone.),

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