Mott, Joseph Lawrence Sr.; passed away February 21, 2015. He was a proud Army Veteran who served honorably in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. He enjoyed being an active member of the Lions Club International serving as a district President for several years. A loyal and die hard Detroit Lions Football fan and all around sports enthusiast. As a Carpenter for over 50 years he built many homes in Oakland County where he resided with his family for most of his life. He is survived by his beloved partner, George Dickens III. Adoring father of Amee (Thomas) Kuzniarski, Lynette (DJ) Lawson, Joseph (Rebecca) Mott Jr. and Nicholas (Trudy) Mott; grandfather to Aleksander Kuzniarski, Jenna Lawson, Allison Kuzniarski, Andrew Kuzniarski and Raegan Mott. Much loved brother of Robert Mott, Sherry Nieminen, Wayne Mott, Pam Campbell, Denise Harrell, Doreen Szymanski and Jim Mott. He was preceded in death by his loving parents, Robert and Dorthy Mott, his brothers, Gary, Donald and Gordy Mott, his granddaughter, Jillian Lawson and his wife Linda Mott and former wife, Judith Mott. Memorial visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 28, 2015 at the White Lake Chapel of the Elton Black and Son Funeral Home, (1233 Union Lake Rd., White Lake, Michigan, 48386) with the services at 1 p.m. A private burial will be held at a future date. Memorial Contributions can be made in his honor to the Lion’s Club International Please visit www.eltonblackandson.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Feb. 26, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 12 "Dear Uncle Joe, I was deeply saddened to hear of your..."- Rita Pawlak"Our condolences to your family. I so enjoyed seeing you at..."- Alice Wencel Sannar"Joe, You'll always be my date to class reunions, Miss you..."- Lou-Ellen Moran-Gandenie"Joe, rest in peace. You were loved and respected. Judy..." "Uncle Joe that's what I used to call him he always call me by..."- dennis wells Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Joseph Mott Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Joseph Mott Add a photo +