Francis "Frank" Cotton Jr.

October 24, 1943 - August 5, 2018
Born in Galion
Resided in Galion, Ohio
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Francis ''Frank'' Cotton Jr., 74, of Galion, died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his home after a short illness.

Frank was born in Galion, on October 24, 1943 to the late Francis Sr. and Wilma (Tracht) Cotton. He married Georgia C. (Dilsaver) Cotton on May 15, 1965 and she preceded him in death on August 29, 2016.

Frank was employed and retired from Elliott Machine Works where he was a welder for 34 years. In warm weather he was always outside in his garage and in winter months he was in the basement doing wood working.

He is survived by his daughters, Carmen (Brian) Sasse of Coleman, Michigan, Caren Cotton of Galion, Cari (Daniel) Vaughan of Tiro; grandchildren, Dale Sasse, Harley Peck, Mackenzie Sparks, Erin Greenberg, and Caleb Cotton; great-grandson, Silas; his siblings, Pat Dyer, Joel (Marlene) Cotton, and Kathy Cotton.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion is honored to serve the family of Frank Cotton Jr.

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1220 N. Market St.
Galion, OH US 44827