Dorlyn G. Cottrell Jr., age 60, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 7:18 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Mr. Cottrell was a 1978 graduate of Hicksville High School and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1978-1982. He was previously employed by Charleston Metals in Waterloo, Indiana, and enjoyed farming and working in the barn. Dorlyn was a Marine through and through, who also enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting and could fix all that he or others broke.

Dorlyn G. Cottrell Jr. was born on Nov. 25, 1959, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of Dorlyn G. and Julia (Vitek) Cottrell Sr. He married Sheila M. Patrick on Aug. 27, 1986, in Hicksville, Ohio, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 29, 2017.

Surviving are two daughters, Jessie (Christopher Whalen) Cottrell of Edgerton and Jamie (Kyle) Yoder of Stryker, Ohio; two granddaughters, Kara and Laurie Yoder; one grandson, Jerry Myers; three sisters, Teresa Allen of Edgerton, Lynda Cottrell of Hicksville and Dorlene (Linda Draves) Cottrell of Auburn, Indiana; and his beloved dogs, Ezra and Bear. He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Private graveside services and interment will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, with graveside military rites conducted by Edgerton American Legion and the United States Marine Corps Honor Guard.

Services have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, 114 E. Hull St., Edgerton.

Memorials are requested to the Williams County Humane Society.

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