Ed was preceded in death in addition to his parents, wife and step-son, one sister, Ada Cottrell Robinson; and one aunt, Geraldine Evans.
He leaves to cherish his memory one brother, Luther Jack Cottrell, Harlan; and one sister Lula Fields, Harlan; one sister-in-law Missouri Cottrell, Lexington; and a special companion, Melissa Adams. Also surviving is a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins who loved him dearly and he loved each and every one of them.
Visitation will be conducted Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 12 Noon until 2 PM at the Mount Olive Baptist Church.
Funeral services will follow at 2 PM at the church with the Reverend Walter Garlington officiating. Burial will follow in Evarts Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Cottrell, Daniel Cottrell, Derek Cottrell, Samuel Fluker, Reggie Young, Randy Fields.
Online condolences maybe left at www.harlanobits.net.
Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.