Monday, April 25, 2016

Obituary -- Gary Cotter 1939-2016

Gary Lee Cotter was born July 25, 1939 in Spokane, Washington to Lloyd  Bloomington and Maxine (Haydon) Bloomington Cotter . He passed away April 20, 2016 at the Worth County Convalescent Center in Grant City, Missouri at the age of 76.
Gary served in the United States Army in the 25th Infantry from 1965-1966. He married June Lantz on November 15, 1969 in Sheridan, Missouri. Gary worked for MFAas a grain elevator operator.  He loved working on houses.
Gary was preceded in death by his wife June, daughter, Tamela Murry, parents, brother Patrick Cotter and sisters Susan Cotter and Caroline Newich.
He is survived by daughter Laura (Frank) Spiess of Independence, Missouri, brothers Mike (Dalea) Cotter and Terry Cotter, sisters Bunny (Dean) Hogewoning and Patsy Garcia, all of Spokane, Washington, sister-in-law Charlotte and husband Pete Belokonny of Sheridan, Missouri, 5 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and his beloved dog Happi.
Gary was a wonderful dad and was special to all who knew and loved him.

Celebration of Life and Inurnment will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Missouri

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