Gary R. Cothern (1945 - 2015)


Gary R. Cothern, 70, of Ramsey, died on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care in Vandalia.
In keeping with Mr. Cothern's wishes, there is no visitation or services. Cremation rites will be accorded. Miller Funeral Home in Ramsey was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 in Vandalia. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Cothern was born on Feb. 28, 1945, in Pana, the son of Raymond Thomas and Tracy Lorraine (Hawthorne) Cothern. He married Karen Ray Blackerby on Nov. 16, 1963, in Ramsey.
Survivors include his wife; and son, Brent Cothern and his wife Milene of Vandalia.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 12 to Nov. 25, 2015