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Charlie A. Lott


September 15, 1937

Thunderbolt, Georgia

March 25, 2018

Carrollton, Georgia

Linda Lott

SGT Georgia State Patrol (GSP)

Deval Lott
Charles A. Lott, Jr. 'Chuck'
Leslie Bradley

Symbols on Charlie's crypt include the Masonic square and compass and the crest of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Snow Covered Trees
Marble Statue
Mr. Charlie A. Lott, age 80, of Carrollton, Georgia, formerly of Winston, Georgia, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018, peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family.

Charlie was born in Thunderbolt, Georgia, on September 15, 1937. He is a 1955 Carrollton High School graduate and Methodist by faith.

With a servant’s heart, Charlie began his distinguished life of service with the State of Georgia, working with the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). During his career, he was a member of the GSP bomb squad and served as Asst. Post Commander of Villa Rica Post #24 was Post Commander of Conyers Post #46. He also served as an Instructor with the Police Academy. After thirty years of dedicated service, he retired as Sgt First Class in 1992.

Charlie became a Mason and served for over fifty years. He was a member of the Douglasville Lodge #289 F & AM and past Master, where he received his fifty-year Masonic pin and a member of the Temple Lodge # 322 F & AM. He was a founding member of the Sweetwater Shrine Club, where he served as President in 1975. Charlie was also a founding member and Past Master of the Wool Hat Boys. He was a founding member and former Commander of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) Forrest Escort Camp #1239 in Villa Rica, Georgia, founding organizer and Chairman of the Friends of Wicks Tavern. He also served as the SCV Commander of the Georgia Division in 2008. Charlie was very supportive of community events and was a Villa Rica Lions Club member for many years.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Linda Lott, of thirty-seven years; daughter, Deval Lott; son and daughter-in-law, Charles A. Lott, Jr. “Chuck” and Linda Lott, Douglasville, Georgia; step-daughter, Leslie Bradley, Carrollton, Georgia; grandchildren, Mary Hannah Lott, Charles A. Lott III “Tripp,” Alexandria, Virginia, Sara Bradley, Luke Bradley, Carrollton, Georgia, great-granddaughter, Chloe Jane Bradley.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Funeral Services will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. James Smith officiating. There will be a poetry reading by Charlie’s granddaughter, Hannah Lott, and family friend, Jerry Vogler. Music for the service will be provided by Jerry Rogers. Those serving as pallbearers at the funeral home include Kinney Taylor, Rick Pope, Johnny Fernander, Howard Mount, Shane Cheatwood, Rick Rakestraw and Jim Parrish. The Wool Hat Boys will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

Entombment will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Villa Rica, Georgia, with the Georgia State Patrol Honor Guard serving as pallbearers, and there will be a rendering of Masonic Rites by the Temple Lodge #322.

Charlie’s family members are truly grateful for the outpouring of love and support from his many friends and co-workers.

The family will accept flowers; however, those desiring may make a contribution to the Shiners Children’s Hospital in Charlie’s memory.

J. Collins Funeral Home & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

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