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James "Jimmy" Ott

May 3, 1941 ~ June 27, 2018 (age 77)

CUYAHOGA FALLS - James "Jimmy" Ott, 77, passed away June 27, 2018. 

He resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of his life and wintered in Bonita Springs, FL in his later years. Jimmy was a 1960 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and served his country in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated Sylvia's Restaurant and retired from the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. Jimmy was an avid golfer, bowler and loved classic cars.

Preceded in death by his brother, Howard Jr.; and sister, Gerry Lynn Johnston, he is survived by his wife of 18 years, Nora; children, Dan Kent and Tammy Gilmore; stepchildren, Amy (Bobby) Hotchkiss and William (Jeanine) Bye Jr.; 4 grandchildren; brother, William; sister, Adelyn (Mark) Thomas; many nieces and nephews; and best friend, Oreo

Friends may call from 5-8 Friday June 29, 2018 in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home 1930 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. In lieu of other remembrances memorials may be made to Humane Society 7996 Darrow Rd. Twinsburg, OH, 44087. Services entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.

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