Robert Thomas Plotts

October 2, 1947

August 6, 2018

Robert T. Plotts

Robert T. Plotts NICHOLASVILLE, KY Robert T. Plotts, 70, husband of Cheryl Fain Plotts, passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Mr. Plotts was born on Oct. 2, 1947, to the late Robert L. and Mildred Mae Breidinger Plotts in Easton, PA.

He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and was a member of their football team. Mr. Plotts was a sales representative for General Rubber and Plastics. He was also a member and past deacon at Church of the Savior. Mr. Plotts was an avid fisherman, a good father, and loved his grandchildren dearly. He was always willing to help anyone in need and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. In addition to his wife of almost 49 years,

Mr. Plotts is survived by his children, Dixie Plotts (Chris) Campbell of Nicholasville, and Micah (Terri) Plotts of Lexington, KY; his sisters, Patty (Steve) Bruggenschmidt of Indianna and Carol (Barrie) Fournier of Pennsylvania; his grandchildren, Brandon Plotts, Peyton Plotts, Jackson Plotts, Stirling Campbell, Hannah (Brayden) Campbell Hopper, and Danyal Campbell, and his great-grandchildren, Leah Plotts, Landon Plotts, and Levi Plotts.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at Church of the Savior, with Rev. Steve Pearson officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the start of the service. Private cemetery service will be held. Condolences may be shared online at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cindi's Hope P.O. Box 4834 Wichita, KS 67204 (, or to Church of the Savior at

Source: The Express-Times, August 9, 2018, B6

Note: Bob held the Eastern Kentucky University football record for the longest punt (78 yards) for 51 years (1966-2017).