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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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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   1971-1972, 11Z50, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
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HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Price, Robert K., SGM, (1950-1974) IN 11Z50 Master Sergeant
Gumm, Franklin, MSG, (1956-1980) IN 11F10 Master Sergeant
Trudell, James, MSG, (1965-1991) IN 11B10 Master Sergeant
Dixon, William, SFC, (1954-1974) IN 11B20 Sergeant First Class
Goebel II, Theodore (Ted), MSG, (1956-1986) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Wingrove, Donald Ray, CSM, (1954-1982) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Turner, J R, CPT, (1966-1986) IN 11B20 Staff Sergeant
Harwood, James Arthur, SFC, (1968-1971) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Jones, John Robert, SGT, (1968-1971) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Murry, Ernest, SGT, (1970-1990) IN 11C20 Sergeant
Shelton, William, LTC, (1960-1985) IN 1542 Lieutenant Colonel
Sinclair, Gordon, LTC, (1969-1989) SF 18A Lieutenant Colonel
Vincent, Charles, LTC, (1957-1974) EN 1331 Lieutenant Colonel
Dean, William, CPT, (1968-1973) IN 1542 Captain
Reeb, Roland, CPT, (1965-1973) IN 1542 Captain
Whitehouse, Thomas, CPT, (1967-1972) IN 1542 Captain
Oxx, Lawrence McFie, 1LT, (1967-1972) IN 11A First Lieutenant
Miller, James Perley, CPT, (1959-1979) IN 1542 Second Lieutenant
Chalmers, Mike, CW4, (1971-2001) MI 351B Chief Warrant Officer 4
Edmonds, Michael, 1SG, (1968-1990) AG 75Z40 First Sergeant
Sparling, Gordon, 1SG, (1969-1991) SF 18Z5 First Sergeant
Anderson, Curtis, SGM, (1955-1976) MP 95B10 Master Sergeant
Anderson, Curtis, SGM, (1955-1976) MP 95B10 Master Sergeant
Ringley, Donald, MSG, (1967-1988) SF 18Z5 Master Sergeant
Bacon, Carlton, SFC, (1960-1983) SC 31Z Sergeant First Class
Bobroskie, Mizuho "Bo", SFC, (1959-1980) SF 18Z5 Sergeant First Class
Helmer, Richard, SFC, (1959-1980) SC 31Z Sergeant First Class
Martin, John, SGM, (1964-1992) EN 12B10 Staff Sergeant
Wobig, James, MSG, (1967-1985) EN 12B10 Staff Sergeant
Black, William, 1SG, (1967-1992) MI 05C10 Sergeant
Daniels, Richard, CW4, (1966-1998) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Dusing, Paul, SGT, (1970-1973) SC 05B4S Sergeant
Locke, James, SGT, (1970-1974) SC 36C10 Sergeant
Patty, James, SGT, (1972-1980) SC 05B4S Sergeant
Ragon, Bill, SGT, (1972-1975) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Woody, Jim, SGT, (1968-1971) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Roffman, Philip, SP 4, (1972-1974) MI 96B Specialist 4
Forster, Steven, LTC, (1972-2009) MI 96B Private (E-2)
Healy, Michael D., MG, (1945-1981) Colonel
Trombetta Jr, Orfeo, LTC, (1967-1997) Captain
Sass, Harry, SGM, (1958-1985) Master Sergeant
Apel, Charles, 1SG, (1958-1978) Sergeant First Class
Manning, Reginald, CSM, (1955-1990) Sergeant First Class
Phillips, Daniel Raymond, SFC, (1966-1978) Sergeant First Class
Crisostomo, Jose, CSM, (1969-2009) Sergeant
Mixter, David Ives, SGT, (1968-1971) Sergeant

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