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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   1969-1971, 11Z50, 6th Special Forces Group

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6th Special Forces Group

Brown, Lewis E., CSM, (1943-1976) IN 11Z50 Sergeant Major
Cooper, Rudolph William, SGM, (1941-1976) IN 11Z50 Sergeant Major
Petrie, George William, Jr., MAJ, (1958-1980) IN 11Z50 Master Sergeant
Price, Robert K., SGM, (1950-1974) IN 11Z50 Master Sergeant
Slaughter, Charles Kenneth, SGM, (1955-1976) IN 11B10 Master Sergeant
Foreman, Forrest Keith, CSM, (1956-1986) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Howard, Robert Lewis, COL, (1956-1992) IN 11G50 Sergeant First Class
Wingrove, Donald Ray, CSM, (1954-1982) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
McMullin, Kenneth E., SGM, (1960-1992) IN 11F10 Staff Sergeant
Sherwood, Richard, SGT, (1968-1971) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Closen, Frank James, MAJ, (1968-1995) IN 11B20 Specialist 4
Tolentino, Rodney W., MSG, (1968-1989) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Dews, Hampton, MAJ, (1966-1988) SF 18A Major
Berry, Ronald, SGM, (1957-1981) IN 1542 Captain
Harrison, Jerry, LTC, (1963-1997) IN 1542 Captain
Turner, Daniel Douglass, MAJ, (1960-1981) IN 1542 Captain
Williams, George, CW4, (1960-1991) AV 1981 First Lieutenant
Johnson, James C, CPT, (1968-1976) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Anderson, Curtis, SGM, (1955-1976) MP 95B First Sergeant
Bass, William Welton, SFC, (1949-1972) MD 91S Sergeant First Class
Howell, Marion, CSM, (1955-1987) SC 05B10 Staff Sergeant
Miller, Walter, CSM, (1963-1990) SC 05B Staff Sergeant
Daniels, Richard, CW4, (1966-1998) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Daniels, Richard, CW4, (1966-1998) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Ellis, Jeffrey, SGT, (1966-1969) MD 91B40 Sergeant
Hotujec, Jeff, MSG, (1968-1990) SC 05B Sergeant
Jarvis, Dean, SGT, (1969-1972) EN 12B40 Sergeant
Kelley, Tom, SGT, (1966-1969) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Polizzano, Joseph Ross, SGT, (1967-1970) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Searcy, Ernest, CW5, (1970-2009) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Whittekiend, Alvan, CW4, (1967-1990) SC 05B Sergeant
Wick, Mel, CSM, (1967-2000) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Wright, Robert, MAJ, (1982-Present) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Callahan, Leo P, SP 6, (1967-1975) MD 91E20 Specialist 6
Gomez, Johnny, MSG, (1968-1993) SF 18C Specialist 5
Adams, James, LTC, (1964-1996) Captain
LoParo, Carmelo, CPT, (1969-1971) Second Lieutenant
Thompson, Sr, Duncan (Pete), BG, (1968-Present) Second Lieutenant
Baker, Charles, MSG, (1959-1980) TC Master Sergeant
Davis, Clinton, SP 5, (1967-1970) EN Specialist 5
Taylor, Robert, SGT, (1967-1970) SC Specialist 4
Wilson, Samuel Vaughan, LTG, (1940-1977) Colonel
Kilburn, Gerald, LTC, (1947-1972) Major
Bendell, Don, CPT, (1966-1970) Captain
Downing, Jack, 1LT, (1968-1973) Second Lieutenant
Rogers, James, CPT, (1968-1972) Second Lieutenant
Moore, Billy, CSM, (1950-1979) Master Sergeant
Klehn, David, CSM, (1961-1991) Sergeant First Class
Llewellyn, Jerry, SFC, (1961-1981) Staff Sergeant
Black, William, 1SG, (1967-1992) Specialist 4
A Company

Kirschbaum, David, SGM, (1961-1984) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
B Company

McVey, Dennis, CSM, (1964-1994) MD 91B10 Staff Sergeant
Hansen, Theodore, SGM, (1955-1982) IN Sergeant First Class
Tapley, William Leroy, MSG, (1956-1976) Sergeant First Class

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