Plotts, Robert Lee, I, CSM

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Command Sergeant Major
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Last Primary MOS
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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Last Address
Linden, NC

Date of Passing
Nov 14, 2009
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Special Forces Group Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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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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   1960-1962, 11F10, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
"Lo Que Sea - Cuando Sea - Donde Sea"
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7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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Kemmer, Thomas James, CSM, (1949-1977) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Vickers, Charles Griffin, SGM, (1942-1969) IN 1745 Sergeant Major
Britton, Walter, Jr., CSM, (1941-1967) IN 11G50 Master Sergeant
Finch, Theodore, SGM, (1943-1967) IN 1814 Master Sergeant
Meadows, Richard (Dick), MAJ, (1947-1977) IN 11Z50 Master Sergeant
Payne, Paul Charles, SGM, (1943-1967) IN 11G50 Master Sergeant
Waters, Charles F., CSM, (1942-1970) IN 11G50 Master Sergeant
Card, William R., MAJ, (1948-1971) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Adkins, Bennie G., CSM, (1956-1978) IN 11B20 Staff Sergeant
Berry, Ronald, SGM, (1957-1981) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Sosniak, Tadeusz, MSG, (1951-1968) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Wilson, Burrell Andrew, Jr., MSG, (1955-1976) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
MacDougall, Edward H., MSG, (1943-1973) IN 1745 Sergeant
Carter, Sherwood, Sr., LTC, (1942-1967) IN 1542 Lieutenant Colonel
Simons, Arthur D (Bull), COL, (1941-1971) IN 1542 Lieutenant Colonel
Brucker, Herbert, MAJ, (1940-1960) IN 1542 Major
Dupere, Raymond J., MAJ, (1943-1963) IN 1542 Major
Burns, Hugh, LTC, (1946-1969) IN 1542 Captain
Francoeur, Paul, CPT, (1955-1975) IN 1542 Captain
Mize, Ola Lee, COL, (1950-1981) IN 1542 Captain
Moon, Walter Hugh, MAJ, (1945-1961) IN 1542 Captain
Pessin, Robert H., COL, (1952-1982) IN 1542 Captain
Shelton, Ralph Whitfield, MAJ, (1948-1968) IN 1542 Captain
Vickery, Ellison, LTC, (1958-1979) IN 11A Captain
Garner, George, LTC, (1956-1980) FA 1193 First Lieutenant
Moran, Henry, MSG, (1962-1998) SF 18Z5 Master Sergeant
Lied, John, SFC, (1952-1975) SC 05B10 Staff Sergeant
Mohar, Vladimir James, MSG, (1951-1975) SC 05B10 Staff Sergeant
Bell, Sonny, SSG, (1962-1994) SC 05B4S Sergeant
Biber, Gerald Mack, SGT, (1953-1961) SC 061.3 Sergeant
Tabata, Ernest K., CSM, (1946-1981) EN 1729 Sergeant
Encinas, Ted, CPT, (1957-1968) SC 05B10 Specialist 4
Karr, Ralph, PFC, (1959-1962) QM 43E Private First Class
Beckwith, Charles Alvin, COL, (1952-1981) Major
Johnson, Herbert, CPT, (1958-1961) USA Captain
Wynn, Gerard Michael, MAJ, (1956-1967) Captain
DeSoto, William, SGM, (1943-1969) Master Sergeant
Parks, Raymond Francis, MSG, (1949-1963) Staff Sergeant
Ramirez, Miguel Rogelio, SGM, (1950-1971) Staff Sergeant
Wagner, Dan, SFC, (1955-1967) Staff Sergeant
Bonner, Jack Lee, 1SG, (1953-1974) Sergeant
Sydnor, Elliot P., COL, (1945-1981) Major
MacNamara, Edwin Joseph, MAJ, (1947-1966) Captain
Stevey, John E., COL, (1957-1977) Captain
Hendricks, Gilbert, SGM, (1948-1968) Master Sergeant
Welsh, Thomas H., SFC, (1948-1966) Sergeant First Class
Willey, Alden Bertram, SFC, (1952-1966) Sergeant First Class

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