William Cotton 1957-2019

William Glenn Cotton, 61, of Quinlan went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 in Quinlan. Funeral services celebrating his life were held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at Ingram Funeral Home with Pastor Shannon Salsman officiating.

He was born on Oct. 4, 1957 in Japan on an Air Force Base. He is the son of the late Thomas and Mildred Reeves Cotton. As a young boy he moved often from one Air Force Base to another before beginning school in Irving. He eventually ended up in Quinlan where he finished High School. He married the former Miss Ruth Ann Casbeer on July 30, 1992and they made their home in Quinlan. He was a mechanic and enjoyed working on motors all of his life. He worked as a technician at the Race Track where he helped out many people with their motors. He loved fishing with his sons, and he adored his daughter, she was his world. He really cherished his grandkids and enjoyed watching his grandson play football. He was a caring man who took everyone’s problems as his own.

He is loved and will be missed by his wife, Ruth Ann Cotton; son, William Thomas Cotton, daughters, Brenda Lynn Cotton Hall and Chris, Leanne Cotton and Kimberly Shields; brothers, Edwin Earl Cotton and Charlotte of Quinlan; Roy Cotton and Karen of Las Vegas, Nev., and Jerry Cotton of Allen; grandkids, Little Chris, Thomas Duane, Devon, Damian, Katy and Natalie; and numerous other family and friends.