Plotts, Robert Lee, I, CSM

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Command Sergeant Major
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00Z-Command Sergeant Major IN
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 11Z50, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Service Years
1942 - 1972
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Special Forces
Command Sergeant Major

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Thirteen Overseas Service Bars

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Linden, NC

Date of Passing
Nov 14, 2009
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CSM Robert L. Plotts I

LINDEN - Retired U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Lee Plotts I, 83, of 7085 Plotts Drive, went home to be with the Lord, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was born on June 13, 1926, to the late Myrtle Galloway Plotts and Leon T. Plotts, in Detroit. Mr. Plotts served our country for 26 years during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, receiving a Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and also the Army Commendation Medal. He also served in the occupation of Laos and the Bay of Pigs. The first part of his military career he spent in the 504th Infantry Regiment and the 82nd Airborne Division. The final and longest part of his career he spent in the respected division, Special Forces. He was part of the 77th, 10th, 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th Special Forces Groups. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lee Plotts II; and a daughter, Emma Marian Hales. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mildred R. Plotts of the home; a son Johnny Plotts of Linden; a granddaughter, Becky Hales; and a grandson Bobby Plotts, both of Linden; two great-grandsons, Tommy Hales of the home, and Robby Plotts of Virginia Beach, Va.; a great-granddaughter, Taylor Polston of Fayetteville; four half sisters, Angie Plotts of Detroit, and Susan Plotts, Mary Lou Plotts and Judy Plotts, all of Michigan; four half brothers, Charles Plotts, Jack Plotts, Jerry Plotts and Larry Plotts, all of Michigan. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, with Dr. Gerry Davis officiating. He will be laid to rest in St. Andrews United Methodist Church cemetery with the rendering of full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Andrews United Methodist Church Building Fund, 121 Lofton Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28311-3426. Pallbearers: Dan Pietz, Gordon McRae, Steve McGraw, Ed Norris, Craig Morris, Mark Tomeucci, Ricky Knight and Bobby Salmon. Honorary: Faith Lessons Sunday school class, Hardees Liars Club and Dr. Godfrey Ohadugha. Services entrusted to Rogers and Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville.

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10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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Meadows, Richard (Dick), MAJ, (1947-1977) IN 1745 Master Sergeant
Britton, Walter, Jr., CSM, (1941-1967) IN 111.67 Sergeant First Class
Fenske, Bernard L., SGM, (1947-1969) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Hazard, Kermit Dale, MSG, (1946-1970) IN 11B20 Sergeant First Class
Kittleson, Galen C., CSM, (1942-1978) IN 11G50 Sergeant First Class
Payne, Paul Charles, SGM, (1943-1967) IN 1745 Sergeant First Class
Waugh, William, SGM, (1948-1972) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Havel, Vaclav, SFC, (1953-1973) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Niespodziany, Casimir, 1LT, (1957-1967) IN 11B20 Sergeant
Berry, Ronald, SGM, (1957-1981) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Meadows, Richard, SSG, (1957-1973) IN 112.6 Specialist 4
McElveen, Clifford D., SFC, (1943-1968) IN 1745 Staff Sergeant
Dallas, Frank J., LTC, (1942-1970) IN 1542 Captain
Grange, David E., Jr., LTG, (1943-1984) IN 1542 Captain
Pasco, Allen, MAJ, (1956-1968) IN 1542 Captain
Thorne, Larry Alan, MAJ, (1954-1965) IN 1542 Captain
Lucas, Andre Cavaro, LTC, (1948-1970) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Tredinnick, Charles Nichol, SFC, (1953-1968) EN 12B10 Sergeant
Mohar, Vladimir James, MSG, (1951-1975) SC 05B10 Specialist 5
Healy, Michael D., MG, (1945-1981) Major
Croft, Bliss, LTC, (1941-1967) IN First Lieutenant
Mazak, Stefan, SFC, (1953-1968) Sergeant First Class
Loobey, Merle E., SFC, (1950-1971) Staff Sergeant
Lopez, Manuel Torres, SFC, (1945-1968) Sergeant
Ricci, Arthur, MSG, (1953-1973) Specialist 5
Wood, William Milton, SFC, (1957-1966) Specialist 5
DeSoto, William, SGM, (1943-1969) Master Sergeant
1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group

White, Everett C., CSM, (1944-1968) IN 11F50 Master Sergeant
Clark, Donald E., MSG (E-7), (1952-1957) IN 5356 Sergeant First Class
Thorne, Larry Alan, MAJ, (1938-1965) IN 11A Captain
2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Pergi, Josef, SFC, (1952-1972) IN 1745 Staff Sergeant

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