Robert E. Cottrell, 61, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
He was born July 23, 1951, in Lima, to Hiram Cottrell and Clara Williams Cottrell, who preceded him in death.
Bob was one of the early students to attend Robin Rogers School. He was known for his love of Christmas, dancing and playing guitar. He brought great joy to everyone who knew him and will be missed by many.
Survivors include two brothers, David Cottrell of Westerville and James Cottrell of Maineville; and a sister, Patricia Cottrell Jensen of Yorktown, Va.
He also was preceded in death by two sisters, Phyllis Cottrell Janzen and Donna Jean Cottrell Ohe.
The family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Tiffin Development Center, where he had resided for 36 years. A memorial service will begin at 2:45 p.m.
Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Lima, (419) 228-5474, is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.