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Larry Aldrich Ott, 75, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia passed away September 30, 2021 at his home.

Larry was born October 23, 1945 in Charles Town, WV. He is the son of the late Charles W. Ott, Sr. and Elda “Sis” Loretta Johnson.

He graduated from Charles Town High School, Class of 1963, is a U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1965-1967.  He worked for Sealtest, the United States Postal Service as a clerk in Charles Town, was the officer in charge in Millville, Summit Point, and Shenandoah Junction, WV, as well as Sharpsburg, and Keedysville, MD. He was the Postmaster in High View, WV, Burkittsville and Fairplay, MD. 

Larry enjoyed deer hunting and fishing.  He was also an avid golfer, he won the 1995 Charles Town Classic and was the 1994 and 1995 Club Champion at Sleepy Hollow Country Club . 

Mr. Ott is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Olagene Bush Ott, his two daughters; Tiffani Ott of Harpers Ferry and Traci Bremilst and husband Casey of Winchester, VA; two brothers Mifflin Grant Ott of Charles Town, and Jeffrey Ellis Ott and wife Judy of Harpers Ferry. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother Charles W. Ott, Jr.  

Family received friends at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Ranson, West Virginia on Tuesday October 5, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The funeral service followed at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Henry Christie officiating. Burial followed at St. Andrews Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

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