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1 of 1 | Posted by: Rose Hadley - Nicholasville, KY

Otis was born on September 2, 1923 and passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019.

Otis was a resident of Florida at the time of passing.

Upon his safe return to the U.S., Otis enrolled in journalism school at the University of Kentucky and graduated to rise in the ranks of his hometown newspaper-the Hazard Herald-as writer and editor.

As a young man, Otis served in WWII as a Navy gunner on a PBY seaplane and ventured as far as Brazil in active combat.

32211 In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Otis' memory to Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jacksonville, FL.