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Arthur Alexander Mott

Arthur Alexander Mott, 79, who was a retired manager for New Orleans Public Service, Louisiana Power and Light and Entergy, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, with his loving wife by his side at Union General Hospital. 

He was a native of New Orleans and resided in River Ridge, Louisiana, and for the last 12 years in the mountains of Hiawassee, Georgia. He graduated from Warren Easton High School and Tulane University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

His professional career began as an officer in the United States Air Force where he served as base engineer for a major defense center in the northeast. Later he joined the utility companies serving the greater New Orleans area and retired as manager of customer service operations.

He was a registered professional electrical engineer in the State of Louisiana and past president of the New Orleans Chapter of the Louisiana Engineering Society and of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning of Louisiana. In addition, he was active in a number of organizations including Toastmasters, Construction Industry Association, Mayor’s Advisory Board on Energy Management, Bromeliad Society, Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana and was a pioneer in the Electrical Association of New Orleans. In the last few years he was active in the Lake Forest Estates Home Owners’ Association, Tri State Radio Club, Towns County Board of Assessments and president of Tri State Gem and Mineral Society.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Sikula Mott, his father, Arthur Henry Mott, and a son Adam Christopher Mott. He is survived by his wife Doris Henry Mott, his children Arthur A. Mott, Jr. (Claire) and Eva Mott Hughes and Doris’ children Cindy Rao (Paul), Huey Hinton (Lori) and Shirley Rogers. He is also survived by brother Norwood Mott, sister Katherine Mott Read and grandchildren Ethan Mott (Jessica), Tyler Mott, Brittany Mott, Lindsay Kuhn (Billy), Jill Dupont, Paul Rao, Jr., Cathrine Rogers and four great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held, August 25 at 2:00pm at the Christ the King Church in Hiawassee Ga. A Memorial Service in New Orleans will be held at a later date. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the charity of your choice.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences at:

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997