Ridgeley—William A. “Bill” Cottrill, Jr., 70, of Ridgeley, WV, passed away with his family at his side on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Western Maryland Health System.
Born in Cumberland, MD on August 22, 1947, he was the son of the late William A. and Pearl (Pifer) Cotrill, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, William A. Cottrill, III; daughter, Hallie Elizabeth Cottrill; brother, Dale Cottrill; and sisters, Mona, Hallie, and Jackie.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rose Ann (Brailer) Cottrill; sons, Daniel R. Cottrill and wife Teresa, Martinsburg, WV and Travis D. Cottrill and wife Tonya, Ridgeley; daughter; Ashley L. Cassatt and husband Kevin, Blairsville, PA; grandchildren, Jeremy Harbaugh and wife Becki, Andrew Harbaugh and wife Jennifer, Breeanna Bender and husband Zach, Reuben Cottrill, Aeryn Cassatt, Adalie Cassatt; sisters, Billie Davis and husband Don, Ft. Ashby, Sandy Walters and husband Harold, Cumberland, Porkey Painter, Cumberland, and Kitty.
Bill was an Army Veteran. He was employed Schmidt Bakery, and he retired from Nelson’s Auto. Bill was a hunter and fisherman, he was an assistant coach for the Ridgeley Ram’s youth football team. Bill will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and father-in-law. He enjoyed spending weekends watching the Dallas Cowboys, West Virginia Mountaineers and Dale, Jr. while coaching from his couch. He will be fondly remembered for his quick wit and antics that left many to question his motives
At Bill’s request, he will be cremated, and there will be no service to follow. Bill fulfilled his wish to be an organ donor. Those wishing to honor Bill’s memory may make contributions to the charity of their choice.
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