March 12, 1947 - August 20, 2017
Russell ( Rusty) Dean Cottrell Rusty Cottrell, 70, of Bowling Green, MO died Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Moore Pike Nursing Home after a hard fought battle with cancer. Services are scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a Memorial Service following at 3:00 p.m. His wishes were to be cremated and for his remains to be scattered over his favorite place on the family farm in rural Clarksville, MO which was his home for most of his life. Rusty was born March 12, 1947 on a rural farm near Grassy Creek Church to Robert E. Cottrell and Anna Mae (Stringer) Cottrell. Rusty attended school at Clarksville and Clopton schools. When his schooling was finished Rusty worked on the family farm. He later worked at the livestock markets in Bowling Green and Troy. He worked for many years on the farm of John and Eugene Niemeyer. He later worked for Greg Wyble as a farmhand until he became disabled. He enjoyed hunting deer, rabbits, and squirrels of which deer hunting was his passion. He enjoyed fishing in the ponds on the family farm. In the spring he hunted morel mushrooms and he always seemed to know the right places to look because he always seemed to be successful at finding them. He was a member of the Dover Baptist Church where he was baptized. Rusty is survived by two children, a daughter Krystal (Steve) Sevier and a son, Korey Cottrell, both of Bowling Green; one grandson Jordin Bennet of Louisiana; two granddaughters Paige and Kenzie Cassidy of Vandalia; sister Delores Burgmeyer and special friend Dick Dowell of Bowling Green; five brothers Donald (Sue Nell) Cottrell of Warner Robins,GA, Glen ( Sue) Cottrell of Louisiana, John (Marcie) Cottrell and Richard Cottrell both of Clarksville and Nathan (Lee Amy) Cottrell of Nixa; step-mother Janet Cottrell and step-sister Kathy Snow both of New London. He had many nieces, nephews, cousins, great and great great nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all. Rusty was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Anna Mae Cottrell, his paternal grandparents Edward L. and Dollie Riechard Cottrell; maternal grandparents John N. and AppleLonie Stark Stringer; and one step-brother Christopher Morris. Memorials in his honor may be made to Community Loving Care Hospice at 914 W. Main Street, Bowling Green, MO 63334
Russell ( Rusty) Dean Cottrell Rusty Cottrell, 70, of Bowling Green, MO died Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Moore Pike Nursing Home after a hard fought battle with cancer. Services are scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Bibb-Veach Funeral... View Obituary & Service Information
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