August 3, 1948 - July 8, 2019
Burial Date: July 12, 2019
Michael D. “Mike” Cotrell, age 70, was called into the presence of the Lord at 9:47 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Kindred Hospital Lima.
Mike was born August 3, 1948 in Urbana, OH, to Arthur Raymond Cotrell and Odessa Frances (Ford) Cotrell – Ambrister who both preceded him in death.
Mike was a 1967 graduate of Lima Senior High School and attended the Ohio Northern University. He proudly served in the United States Army during Vietnam, serving a total of six years obtaining the rank of Specialist 5. Mike worked as a self-employed truck driver for many years.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Cotrell, Michael Cotrell, Jr., and Joseph Cotrell daughter, Amy Lawley; step-son, Matt Durham and a brother, Charles (Aida) Cotrell.
He is preceded in death by his three brothers, Gilbert Cotrell, Arthur Cotrell , Jr., and Harold E. Cotrell.
Memorial services will begin at 6:00 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL, 828 Bellefontaine Ave. Lima, Ohio 45801. His brother Pastor Charles Cotrell will officiate the service. Burial of cremated remains be at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Friday, July 12, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.