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George I. Cotten Jr.

George I. Cotten Jr., 82, Corydon, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at his home.
Born Oct. 4, 1934, in Eldon, Mo., he was the son of the late George I. and Lucy Robbins Cotten.
He was a retired first sergeant for the Army and a Vietnam veteran.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Juanita Hickman, Geraldine Gordy, Jean Freeman and Catherine Chamberlin.
Survivors include his wife, the former Mary Evelyn Meredith; two sons, Joey Cotton of Mount Olive, Miss., and Travis Cotton of Shelbyville, Ky.; four daughters, Roberta Ziegler, Karen Cotton and Angie Webb, all of Louisville, and Rebecca Fell of Mount Washington, Ky.; a stepson, Travis Faith of Elizabeth; a stepdaughter, Suzanne Kitterman of Corydon; two sisters, Hazel McCoy of Camdenton, Mo., and Freda Bell Williams of Paola, Kan.; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and five step-grandchildren.
Visitation: Monday, June 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Monday, June 26, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.