James Claude Lott

10/15/1960 - 05/27/2024


Obituary For James Claude Lott

James Claude "Shorty" Lott, age 63 of Lima, passed away Monday, May 27, 2024, at 8:18 his residence.

Jim was born October 15, 1960, in Lima to Robert Chilton and Rosanna (Gordon) Lott who preceded him in death.

Surviving are his children: Joey (Kimberly) Lott of Van Wert, Jacie (Adrian) DeLeon of Azle, TX and Jaimee (Jon) Dobie of Wapakoneta; his grandchildren: Isabella Molina, Kia Dobie, Grace Lott, Yesenia DeLeon, Zade DeLeon, Cutler Dobie, Felicity DeLeon, Beckham DeLeon, Kendall Dobie and Kaline Dobie: plus the following siblings: Mike Lott of LaPorte, IN, Alice Luna of Wapakoneta, Larry (Vicki) Lott of Hixson, TN, Rick (Connie) Lott of Lima, Gib Lott of Hixson, TN, and Jim's twin brother, Tim Lott of Lima, OH.

He is preceded in death by the following siblings: Elizabeth Langan, Jeanne Reeder and Grace Lott.

Jim attended Lima Senior High School and was in the shipping department at Nickles Bakery. He was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and the Buffalo Bills. He enjoyed working and being outside, but most of all, he loved visiting with his family.

Per Jim's request, he will be cremated.

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  • 05/30/2024

    He was always a friend. Sorry to hear about his passing.

  • 05/30/2024

    Short was a great person inside and out ! He always came into fat jacks with a smile on his face ! I loved talking to him and catching up ! And he always had to time to chat with everyone ! And he was always a hard worker! I'm so sorry to hear of his passing he will be missed dearly !❤️🙏

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