Services set for Tampa tire dealer, philanthropist Olin Mott
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.