Obituary of Robert Alfred Plotts
Robert A. Plotts, Sr., 87, of Monroe, NC passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021, after a long illness.
He was born and raised in Lafayette, NJ where he was the son of the late William E. Plotts, Jr. and Florence R. Haggerty. He was a graduate of Newton High School Class of 1954 where he was a member of the FFA and a star farmer that year.
Robert started working the family farm until the late 1970’s, then became a truck driver for Dahn Trucking Company.
Robert was an avid train lover and was a member of the Sussex County Train Club and served as president for over ten years. He was a lifelong member of the Lafayette Township Fire Department and served as Chief in 1986-1987.
In addition to his parents, Robert was predeceased by his brother William Plotts, III.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Barbara (Pickett); five children, Robert Plotts, Jr. and his wife Candy, Robin Mathews and her husband Ted, Luann Walter and her husband Gil, Dale Plotts and his wife Hope, Missy Sullivan and her husband Jim; 11 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth McCole and her husband Dan, and Janet Meyer; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the Lafayette Township Fire Company, 126 NJ-15, Lafayette, NJ 07848. Burial will follow in the Frankford Plains Cemetery, Frankford Twp., NJ. Calling hours will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at the fire house.
Arrangements are under the direction of MacFadden Funeral Home, Belvidere, NJ. Online condolences may be sent to www.MacFaddenFuneralHome.com
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