Ottis Clinton Smith, 81, of Cottage Grove passed away Oct. 4, 2013 from age related causes.
He was born Nov. 6, 1931 in Cottage Grove to Ottis and Anna (Wright) Smith.
He graduated from Cottage Grove High School.
Ottis was a finish sander at Bohemia Mill. He also worked as a produce manager at McKay’s Market.
He liked fishing and lived to hunt. He also enjoyed wood drafting, going to church and especially spending time with friends and family and talking about his grandkids. He was very active in the LDS Church.
On April 4, 1978 in Reno, Nev., he and Olla Louise McCrory were married. Olla passed away in 2009.
Survivors include his stepson and wife, Delmer and Laurie Courtney of Millville, Calif., two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. (with brunch at 10 a.m.) at the LDS Church in Cottage Grove with a funeral following at noon. Burial will be at Fir Grove Cemetery.