Plotts, Robert Lee, I, CSM

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Command Sergeant Major
Last Service Branch
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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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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   1965-1966, 11F10, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
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7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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Price, Robert K., SGM, (1950-1974) IN 11Z50 Master Sergeant
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Manley, Jack Robert, CSM, (1950-1981) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Shumate, Walter Lee, SGM, (1952-1982) IN 11B20 Sergeant First Class
Johnson, Verlon, MSG, (1952-1974) IN 11B20 Staff Sergeant
Corkran Sr., Donald, CW4, (1963-1995) IN 111.1 Sergeant
Dunn, John, SGT, (1965-1967) IN 18X Sergeant
Bettis, Earl, SP 5, (1963-1970) IN 11B10 Specialist 5
Carter, Sherwood, Sr., LTC, (1942-1967) IN 1542 Lieutenant Colonel
Cohen, Howard, COL, (1966-1987) MD 3100 Captain
Disser, Michael, CPT, (1962-1975) IN 31542 Captain
Encinas, Theodore, CPT, (1957-1967) IN 1542 Captain
Francoeur, Paul, CPT, (1955-1975) IN 1542 Captain
Lawley, Fred Wayne, COL, (1952-1980) IN 1542 Captain
Lutz, Joseph, MG, (1955-1990) IN 1542 Captain
Vickery, Ellison, LTC, (1958-1979) IN 11A Captain
White, Walter Scott, COL, (1960-1983) IN 1542 Captain
Cole, Ben, MSG, (1965-1985) AG 00R Master Sergeant
Moran, Henry, MSG, (1962-1998) SF 18Z Master Sergeant
Nobles, Daniel, SFC, (1953-1973) QM 76K Sergeant First Class
Zieba, James, MAJ, (1957-1978) SC 05B10 Sergeant First Class
Brown, Jimmy, MSG, (1959-1975) EN 12B20 Staff Sergeant
Honley, Jimmie Carrol, SSG, (1957-1966) MD 91B10 Staff Sergeant
Klehn, David, CSM, (1961-1991) SC 05B Staff Sergeant
McKitrick, Michael, SSG, (1961-1974) MD 91B10 Staff Sergeant
Bell, Sonny, SSG, (1962-1994) SC 05B Sergeant
Cotta, M. Alan, SGT, (1965-1968) SC 05B Sergeant
Cotta, M. Alan, SGT, (1965-1968) SC 05B Sergeant
Cotta, M. Alan, SGT, (1965-1968) SC 05B Sergeant
Cotta, M. Alan, SGT, (1965-1968) SC 05B Sergeant
Howell, Marion, CSM, (1955-1987) SC 05B Sergeant
Kiendl, Ted, SGT, (1965-1968) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Meacham, Paul, SGT, (1962-1965) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Schannep, Greg, COL, (1977-2004) SC 72B Sergeant
Thierbach, Ronald, SGT, (1966-1969) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Wright, James, LTC, (1960-1987) EN 12B10 Sergeant
Wright, James, LTC, (1960-1987) EN 12B10 Sergeant
Conaway, Steven, SP 5, (1966-1969) EN 12B50 Specialist 5
Wegner, Warren, SP 5, (1966-1969) EN 12B10 Specialist 5
White, Jim, SP 5, (1964-1967) SC 31E10 Specialist 5
Alphin, Talmadge Horton, SSG, (1963-1968) SC 05B Specialist 4
Butcher, Douglas L, SFC, (1963-1980) MI 05C10 Specialist 4
Martin, John, SGM, (1964-1992) EN 12B10 Specialist 4
Strahan, Jimmy, 1SG, (1958-1981) EN 12B10 Specialist 4
Dyer, Earl, SP 5, (1965-1968) MD 91B10 Private First Class
Powers, Jack, Sgt, (1964-1966) SC 05B Sergeant
Melvin, William, LTC, (1965-1987) IN Second Lieutenant
DeSoto, William, SGM, (1943-1969) Sergeant Major
Lopez, Manuel Torres, SFC, (1945-1968) Sergeant First Class
Rivard, Fernand, MSG Sergeant First Class
Wagner, Dan, SFC, (1955-1967) Staff Sergeant
Butcher, Douglas L, SFC, (1963-1980) Specialist 4
Vinson, Daniel, 1SG, (1964-1993) Specialist 4
Loobey, Merle E., SFC, (1950-1971) Sergeant First Class
Willey, Alden Bertram, SFC, (1952-1966) Sergeant First Class

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