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Services set for Tampa tire dealer, philanthropist Olin Mott

TBO.com staff
Published:   |   Updated: July 3, 2013 at 02:45 PM

Funeral services have been set for Olin Mott, the founder of Olin Mott Tire Stores who became known in the Tampa Bay area for his philanthropic efforts.

A viewing will be held Saturday from 4-8 p.m. at Stowers Funeral Home, 401 W. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon.

A memorial service will begin Monday at 1 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.

Olin Mott, who died Tuesday while under hospice care at age 92, was a Pearl Harbor survivor who was instrumental in the growth of the Florida State Fair, local 4-H clubs and the University of South Florida.

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