January 20, 1940 ~ March 4, 2018 (age 78)

James Lott, affectionally known as "Dale", "L. J" and "Dalle' Boy", was born to the late Jim and Bernice (Billups) Lott on January 20, 1940. On Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the age of 78, God called "Dale" to move to his new address in God's Heavenly Kingdom.

Dale attended school at Goliad Colored Schools, F. W. Gross High School and other area school systems during the pre-integration era.

He attended Minnehulla Baptist Church as a young boy. Later when Dale expressed his belief in Jesus Christ, he was baptized by Rev. Harry Williams and became a member of Minnehulla.

He leaves to cherish his life, his love, and his memory: a son, James Lott Jr., sisters: Vernell Lott and Amy Lott Williams of San Antonio, Texas and Dorothy Avery of Goliad, Texas, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents: Jim and Bernice Lott, sisters: Bernice, Fannie, Nannie, and Myrtle Lott and brothers: Jim, Luther, Thomas, and Paul Lott.

A viewing will be on Friday, March 9, 2018 beginning at 6 pm at the Goliad Funeral Home, 414 W. Ward Street in Goliad, Texas. A viewing will also be on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9-10 a.m. with funeral services beginning at 10 a. m. at Minnehulla Baptist Church with Dr. Ira E. Antoine, Jr. as officiating minister and eulogist. Internment will be at The Sapenter Cemetery in Goliad, Texas. All viewing will be prior to funeral.

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