Robert James Ott, 58 of McMechen, WV, died Friday, January 13, 2012.
He was born on September 2, 1953 in Glen Dale, WV. He was the son of the late Robert Ott and Barbara
(Booth) Ott of Moundsville, WV.
He was a lead singer/guitarist in the bands 42nd Street & ZFX, opening for Steppenwolf & The Guess Who.
He was employed by Rohrig Sanitation and Allied Waste for 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy Thoms-Ott and his step-daughter, Jamie Thoms; four sisters, Sue (Stew) White, Cindy (Larry) Green, Judy (Doug) Lane and Chrissy (Frank) Murphy; his brother, Dave (Janice) Ott; sister-in-law, Terry (Larry) Defibaugh; and brother-in-law, Bill Shuttlesworth.
Family will receive friends at the American Legion Hall, 412 Water Street, Benwood, WV from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Saturday, January 21, 2012.
Arrangements entrusted to CARE Funeral and Cremation Services, 1500 Second St., Moundsville.