Posted: Sun 11:45 AM, Sep 15, 2013
Funeral Home: Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna
James H. Cottrill 79, of Vienna passed away September 14, 2013.
Jim was born on September 20, 1933 in Parkersburg, to the late Harley and Michie Davis Cottrill.
Jim was in the US Navy from 1953 to 1957 aboard the USS Wisconsin. He retired from DuPont in 1992 with 33 years of service. Jim was a 50 year member of the Vienna Masonic Lodge 172 AF&AM, 32nd. degree Scottish Rite Mason; member of Ben Bey Grotto, member of the American Legion Post #15, and an honorary member of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley Ann Bennett Cottrill; daughters, Judith See (Rick), Joyce Halley (Mark) and son, James Cottrill. Surviving are five grandchildren, Belinda Richards (Anthony), Andrew Bobier (Janice), Daniel Bobier (Angie), Rachel Halley and Justin Halley (Kim). Also surviving are five great-grandchildren, James Bobier, Chace Richards, Savanna and Sydney Hamilton and Ashlyn Halley, and he is survived by his best friend David Combs.
Preceding him in death are sisters, Gladys Foraker, Nelle Crout, Donna Dawkins and brother, Francis Cottrill, and his beloved dog Josey.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:00 am. at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home,3005 Grand central Ave., Vienna, with Reverend Russell Wooten officiating, and military rites by American Legion Post #15 of Parkersburg.
Burial will follow at Parkersburg Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent on line to the family at www.lamberttatman.com