Kenneth Ray Cotter 60, Forbes, MO

Published 04/15 2014 08:54AM

Updated 04/15 2014 09:08AM

Kenneth Ray Cotter 60, of Forbes, Missouri passed away Saturday April 12, 2014 at a residence in Amazonia, MO.

He was born November 1, 1953 in McFall, Missouri son of Ellen & Eugene Cotter.

He graduated from Savannah high school in 1971 then served in the United States Marine Corp during the Viet Nam Era. He worked in the construction industry. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, and hunting.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, and a niece, Stacy Cotter.

He is survived by three daughters, Natalie Cotter & (Dustin Hardin) of St. Joseph, MO., Ashley (Josh) Hubbard, and Carly Cotter of Amazonia, MO., and a son, Jarred Cotter & (Jenny Hensley) of St. Joseph, MO., seven, grandchildren, a brother, Don (Denise) Cotter of St. Joseph, MO, and a sister, Joetta (Bart) Courtney of Savannah, MO, his life partner, Melinda Stinnett, and several nieces, nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7PM Thursday at the Rupp Funeral Home. Mr. Cotter will be cremated under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home following the visitation service.

Memorials are requested to the Kenneth Cotter Memorial fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home.

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