Robert Glen Cottrill, 87, of New Holland, Ohio died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 2 a.m. at the Madison County Hospital, London, Ohio where he had been admitted the previous day.
Bob was born September 29, 1926, at Frankfort in Ross County, Ohio to Glen and Lulu Mallow Cottrill. He lived most of his life in the New Holland community where he was a lifelong farmer.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rick Cottrill in 2002; his parents; four brothers, Carl, Marcus, Warren and Joe Cottrill and three sisters, Pauline Kirkpatrick, Audrey Huston and Bernice Noble.
He is survived by his wife, the former Evelyn Jean Souther whom he married November 19, 1950; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Brooks McCoy of Williamsport; a daughter-in-law, Faith Cottrill of New Holland; four grandchildren, Heather Anderson and her husband, Matt, Lori McCoy, Aimee Lindsey and her husband, Shawn, and Chris Cottrill and his wife, Jill, seven great grandchildren, Audra and Graham Anderson, Natalie and Nicholas Lindsey, Caitlin, Casey and Cade Cottrill; a sister-in-law, Janey Cottrill; several nieces and nephews; his faithful dog, Chopper and special caregivers, Jessica Rutherford and Maggie Overstake.
The funeral will be Friday, April 25, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with Pastor Jim Ferrell, chaplain for Berger Hospice, officiating. Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.