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Otis Cleo Falls Jr

Otis Cleo Falls Jr, 95, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on July 25, 2022 at Peak Resources Cherryville.

He was born in Cleveland County, NC to the late Otis Cleo Falls Sr. and Lona Sipe Falls.

Otis was also preceded in death by his first wife, Delores Bridges Falls and second wife, Melba Pasquier Falls, brothers, Doug Falls and James Edward Falls; sister, Betty Falls Mullis; step-son, Steven Pasquier, step-grandson, Gray Stewart, and son-in-law, Jeff Lyman.

Otis served in the United States Army, 11th Division Airborne and was the former owner and operator of Falls Exxon, in uptown Kings Mountain.

He was a member of St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC and former longtime member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Kings Mountain where he taught Sunday School for many years. Otis loved his community and was very active in serving others. He was a former Boy Scout Leader, at one time having the largest troop in North Carolina. Boy Scouts of America presented him with the Silver Beaver Award for his dedicated service to the organization. He was also active in the Jaycee's and served as a mentor for countless children in the Kings Mountain community.

SURVIVORS: Daughter: Linda Falls Lyman, Beaufort, SC

Sons: Rick Falls and wife Brenda, Gastonia, NC

Kenny Falls and wife Leslie, Kings Mountain. NC

Step-Daughters: Sidney Stewart and husband Arkin, Fort Mill, SC; Lucy Plyler and husband Charles, Ellenboro, NC

Step-Sons: Jeff Pasquier and wife Karen, Rancho, NM; Danny Pasquier and wife Lisa, San Antonio, TX.

8 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, 13 Step-Grandchildren, and 2 Step-Great Grandchildren

GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Saturday, August 6, 2022 at

11:00 A.M with Reverend John Bridges, officiating

VISITATION: Immediately following the service in the cemetery

INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina

MEMORIALS: Boy Scouts of America, Piedmont Council, 1222 E. Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054 or a Youth Charity of Donor's Choice.



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