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Official Obituary of

Kenneth “Kenny” Edward Cottrill

December 8, 1938 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Kenneth “Kenny” Cottrill Obituary

Kenneth “Kenny” Edward Cottrill, 85, of Big Flint Road passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

He was born December 8, 1938 in Doddridge County, son of the late Lawrence Burl and Tressie Louise Forrester Cottrill.

Kenny was a 1957 graduate of Doddridge County High School. He served in the United States Army. Kenny was a heavy equipment operator for CNG gas for over twenty-two years. He loved hunting, fishing, riding horses, reading, going antiquing for tools, riding 4-wheelers, and his pride and joy was his kids and grandchildren.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Julie Lynn Gore Cottrill whom he married on July 27, 1983; five children, Timothy Cottrill and Janie, West Union, Gregory Cottrill, West Union, Christopher “Kit” Cottrill, Bridgeport, Tina Cottrill, Bridgeport, Kristen Cooley and Derek, Clarksburg; seven grandchildren, Joshua, Kylee and Dylan, Colton and Taylor, Kennedi and Lucas, Ty, and Quinten; six great grandchildren, Ezra, Eloise, Josie, Ripken, Rawlins, Paisley; three brothers, James Cottrill and Phyllis, Salem, Roger Cottrill, Salem, Rodney Cottrill and Vicki, Nutter Fort; numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, Kenny is preceded in death by four siblings, David Cottrill, Robert Forrester, Lawrence Cottrill and Rhea Richards.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home in Salem on Sunday, March 24, 2024 from 3:00PM until a Celebration of Life at 5:00PM. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Doddridge County Park PO Box 442 West Union, WV 26456 or Cottrill Literacy Fund, DCCF PO Box 1762 Parkersburg, WV 26102.  Online condolences may be sent to Davis Funeral Home Salem is honored to serve the Cottrill family.   

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March 24, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home - Salem and Crematory
1999 W Main Street
Salem, WV 26426

Celebration of Life
March 24, 2024

5:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home - Salem and Crematory
1999 W Main Street
Salem, WV 26426


Doddridge County Park
PO Box 442, West Union WV 26456

Cottrill Literacy Fund, DCCF
PO Box 1762, Parkersburg WV 26102


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