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Obituary: Charles Cottrell, Sr., 77, Taylor Co., KY

He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and will be accorded full military honors by Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. He was a retired mailer with the Cincinnati Enquirer and was a union leader. He was a baseball coach for the Williamstown Little League

Charles Cottrell, Sr. of Campbellsville, KYdied at 9:50amET, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

Graveside services will be at 12:30pmET/11:30amCT, at the Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 State Hwy 208, Lebanon, KY, with Rev. J. Alvin Hardy and full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Charles Cottrell, Sr., Taylor Co., KY (1932-2010)

Charles Cottrell, Sr. of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Thomas Smith Cottrell and Frances Farrow Cottrell, was born in Lexington, Fayette Co., KY, Saturday, August 13, 1932. He died at 9:50 A.M., Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 77 years, 9 months, and 13 days.

He was a veteran of Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and the United States Army.

He was a retired mailer with the Cincinnati Enquirer where he was also a Union Leader.

He was a baseball coach for Williamstown Little League.

He united in marriage to Betsy Ann Pittman in 1956.

Besides his wife, Betsy Ann Cottrell of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Charles Francis Cottrell, Jr. of Campbellsville, KY, and Darlene Roberts of Midway, KY

  • Two step-daughters and one step-son: Gladys Marie Fredricks of Brookville, KY; Michelle Smith of Midway, KY and Mr. Gale Clark of Winchester, KY

  • Two step-grandchildren: Wesley Brown and Shawn Warmouth

  • Two sisters: Joyce Dailey and husband, Bobby and Ann Birch and husband, Gene of Versailles, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Cottrell.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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