Thomas Lester “Tommy” Zott of Greenwood, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Christiana Hospital in Newark.
He was born on July 21, 1943 in Milford, the son of the late George Lester Zott and Alice Elizabeth Cohee Zott.
He graduated from Bridgeville High School with the class of 1962. Later he joined the United States Air Force. After his service, he returned home and worked in banking and later worked as an engineer for the Delaware Electric Cooperative, retiring in 2000.
He was a member of the Seaford American Legion. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and crabbing. He also was an avid pool player, and enjoyed time with his family and friends.
He is survived by a sister, Nancy Hudson Cannon of Georgetown; his special friend, Lisa Niedzielski of Seaford; friend, George Jefferson of Greenwood; a niece, Gina Faucett of Georgetown; a nephew, Scott Hudson of Cape Coral, Fla.; a stepbrother, Glen Griffin of New York; and his faithful dog, Duke.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George David Zott and Leonard Zott.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 2, at Framptom Funeral Home – Fleischauer Chapel in Greenwood. Burial was in Bloomery Cemetery in Smithville.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 28467 DuPont Circle, Millsboro, DE 19966.