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Gary Don Cottrell

January 12, 1951 — December 24, 2015

Gary Don Cottrell


Gary was born Jan 12, 1951, in Sulphur, to the late Jessie F & Bessie Irene (Clary) Cottrell. He died Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 in Sulphur, at the age of 64 years 11 months & 10 days.

Gary spent much of his youth in Sulphur, prior to moving to Oklahoma City in 1967. After graduating from Oklahoma City Southeast High School in 1971, Gary joined the National Brotherhood Union of Electrical Engineers. He worked with the union as an independent, self-employed electrician and travel all over the US working, prior to retiring in 2007. In addition to his electrical career, Gary also raised cattle. In 2010, he moved back to Sulphur to enjoy his retirement. His hobbies included fishing, bowling and treasure hunting.

Survivors include his daughter, Cheri Dawn Cottrell of Ada; sister, Regeana McCracken & husband Marvin of Sulphur; brother, Kevin McCracken of Oklahoma City; two nieces, Shelley Collins & husband Tim and Stacy Edgar & husband Steven, both of Sulphur; two nephews, Michael & Scott Cottrell; as well as, one great-niece, Taylor Edgar and four great-nephews, Zach Collins & wife Marissa, Brycen Collins, Tyler Edgar and Levi Stafford.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; one son Yancy Garett; and two brothers, Jerry W. Cottrell & Dennis Cottrell.

12/26/2015
10:00 AM
06:00 PM
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Hale's Funeral Home - Sulphur
3370 Highway 7 W
Sulphur
OK
73086



12/27/2015
01:00 PM
06:00 PM
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Hale's Funeral Home - Sulphur
3370 Highway 7 W
Sulphur
OK
73086



12/28/2015
10:00 AM

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Hale's Funeral Home - Sulphur
3370 Highway 7 W
Sulphur
OK
73086

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