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William E. "Bill" Mote, Sr.

Died: August 1, 2017

Born in Hapeville, GA and a resident of Baton Rouge, Bill Mote passed away on Tuesday, August 01, 2017 at age 87. As an Industrial Electrical Supply Salesman for more than 30 years, Bill was employed by Graybar, Westinghouse and Nunn Electric. He is survived by his wife, Annie-Claire Mote of Baton Rouge; son and daught…read more

Born in Hapeville, GA and a resident of Baton Rouge, Bill Mote passed away on Tuesday, August 01, 2017 at age 87. As an Industrial Electrical Supply Salesman for more than 30 years, Bill was employed by Graybar, Westinghouse and Nunn Electric. He is survived by his wife, Annie-Claire Mote of Baton Rouge; son and daughter-in-law, William E., Jr. and Misty Mote, of Boston, MA; grandson, William E. Mote, III of Boston; brother and sister-in-law, Henry and Gloria Mote of Sharpsburg, GA; sister-in-law, Terry Mote; and numerous nephews and nieces. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Henry A. and Mattie Mote; sister, Dorothy Greene; and two brothers, Robert and Kelley Mote. A 60 year member of Broadmoor Baptist Church, he also served as Deacon and youth leader at BBC (Training Union). Bill was a member of Sherwood Forest Country Club for many years serving as Tennis Committee Chairman, Senior Men’s Golf Association President and member of the Board of Governors. He was a 27 year member and Past Master of St. James Masonic Lodge and a Board Member for Istrouma Area Boy Scouts of America. Bill played college football for Duke University and Florida State University, and in 1954 was drafted by the New York Football Giants. Pallbearers will be Larry Davis, Frank Dedman, Don Hutchinson, William Mote, III, Henry Mote, and Steve Selby. Honorary pallbearer will be George Jones. Visitation will be at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East Chapel, 11000 Florida Blvd, on Friday, August 04, from 5 pm until 8 pm with Masonic Services at 7 pm. Visitation will resume on Saturday, August 05, from noon until religious services at 1 pm conducted by Rev. Bobby Rayburn and music by Rev. Paul Henderson, Broadmoor Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, August 4, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Masonic Service at 7:00 pm


Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm -

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017

Greenoaks Memorial Park

Address:

9595 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

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