Gail Buel Ott

February 8, 1932December 2, 2018

Gail Buel Ott, Age 86 went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 2, 2018, in Vancouver, WA. Gail was preceded in death by his parents Floyd Lewis Ott and Vera Ruth (Bailey) Ott; four brothers, Lewis Sr., Lloyd, Lester and Dwane Ott; three sisters, Pauline Kepner, Janice Lowe and Beulah (Boots) Ott; granddaughter Jaynece Nevin. Survivors include his wife of 63 years Barbara, daughter Sally Doss and son Andrew (Tristeen) Ott; five grandchildren, Douglas (Ashley) Nevin, Alyssa, Megan, Sydney and Drew Ott; brother Gary and sister Janie Luman. Gail was born February 8, 1932 in Norwich, Kansas. He was the fifth child of Floyd and Vera Ott. Gail attended Golden Rule Elementary School, a country schoolhouse, and Belmont High School in Kansas and graduated in 1949. After graduating from high school, Gail was a farm hand, before arriving in Seattle in November of 1951. On December 10, 1954 Gail married his sweetheart Barbara Janice (Bagby) Ott at Church by the Side of the Road in Seattle, WA. On February 3, 1952 Gail accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. Gail traveled the world as an evangelist for 15 years and combined 41 years as pastor of churches in Meade, Kansas; Spearman, Texas; Seattle, Washington; Davenport, Washington and Hazel Dell Assembly of God church from 1979 to 2000. Gail took many mission trips with his brother Lloyd. Gail loved to travel, numerous trips to Israel and at one point a trip around the world. Gail was in the ministry for 56 years. Gail loved baseball and coached numerous teams. Gail was a committed husband, father and grandpa. Gail wrote a book in 2004 called “I have been Young” about God’s miracles and experience in many different countries. Heb. 11:4 “…he being dead, yet speaketh.” Gail also traveled with the Glad Timers quartet as a singer and minister. After retiring Gail loved being around his grandchildren. Matt. 25:21 “Well done my good and faithful servant”. Services will be held Saturday at 2pm at First Slavic Baptist Church, 417 NE 65th St. Vancouver, Washington 98665.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2018

Gail Buel Ott

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Dale Sutter

December 5, 2018

Nancy (Chriestenson) and Dale Sutter.
We just saw that Gail had passed away. Our condolences to the family.
Nancy and I attended Evangelistic Chapel in White Center in the early 1970’s while I attended Northwest College of the A/G. Nancy and her parents (Chris and Loretta) were longtime friends of the Bailey’s who founded the church there. They moved to Seattle to help build the church building. We appreciated knowing the Ott’s and their ministry.