Ron passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Kalamazoo.
He was born December 13, 1942 in Grand Rapids, the son of Clinton and Blondine (Marsh) Plotts. Ron was a 1961 graduate of Martin High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam as an aircraft mechanic and flight operations specialist. Ron had been a meat cutter at Harding’s Market for 13 years and an electrical technician at Motan Inc. for 15 years until his retirement.
In his free time he loved tinkering in his garage, fishing with his fishing partner, Bentley his dog, feeding the birds and squirrels and woodworking. His greatest joy was coaching his son’s little league teams and playing softball on leagues in Otsego.
Surviving are his children, Randy Plotts of Otsego, Connie Shattuck Rose of Otsego and Richard Shattuck of Otsego; 5 grandchildren, Derek (Megan) Curtis, Autumn Rose, Reece and Connor Plotts and Brandon Shattuck; great-grandchildren, Evan, Ava and Caylee Curtis; siblings, Sandy McNees and Terri Plotts; mother of his children and best friend, Kathy Plotts along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, LaRae Houser and Barbara Thompson; brother, Richard Plotts; brothers-in-law, Ramon Thompson, Terry McNees; Chuck Houser and Ron McNees.
According to his wishes cremation has taken place.
Burial of ashes with Military Honors by Otsego VFW Post #3030 will take place at 12:00 P.M., Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.
Friends may visit with Ron’s family starting at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Otsego VFW Post #3030.
Contributions in memory of Ron may be made to VFW Post #3030.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.