Leonard R. Mott of East Hampton died at Southampton Hospital on April 15. He was 87.
Born on April 30, 1926, Mr. Mott was a lifelong resident of East Hampton. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in the Philippines. He worked for the Town of Riverhead before retiring in 1981. Survivors said he enjoyed watching the New York Giants, the New York Knicks, the LA Dodgers, the New York Rangers, reading and being outdoors.
Predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy, he is survived by four children, Cathy Byers of Queens, Gary L. Mott of Riverhead, Lynn Overton of East Hampton and MaryBeth Fisher of East Hampton; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 19 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four siblings, Eunice Eberhardt, George Mott, Tilley Sherman and Mary Lavalle.
A funeral took place on April 18 with arrangements by Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Interment was at Green River Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the East Hampton Ambulance Association, 1 Cedar Street, East Hampton, NY 11937 or the American Legion post in Amagansett.