Charles W. Cotton October 4, 1921 ~ January 31, 2013
Charles W. Cotton, 91, passed away Thursday January 31, 2013 in Butterfield Trail Village Health Care Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born October 4, 1921 in Leslie (Searcy County) Arkansas, the son of Phelps Lafayette and Virgie Stokes Cotton.
He was a Christian of Methodist Faith and attended the First United Methodist Church in Springdale, Arkansas. He currently was a volunteer with their Bread of Life Program.
Charles was a graduate of the Kansas City School of Dentistry. He moved to Springdale in the mid-1950’s and practiced dentistry for the next thirty years. He served his country in the Army Air Corp during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Evelyn Cotton, one niece, Nancy Jane Winklesky and husband, Paul of Oregon City, Oregon. A great nephew Gregg Winklesky and wife, Pam and their two children, Erika Jane and Katrina Kimbrel of Portland, Oregon. One great niece, Jill MacKenzie and her husband, Brian and their two children, Conor and Darby of Washougal, Washington.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Springdale with David C. Freeman, Executive Pastor officiating.
Burial will be at the Fayetteville National Cemetery under the direction Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Ted Doke assisting.
Memorials may be sent to a charity of your choice or to Bread of Life, First United Methodist Church, 206 West Johnson Avenue, Springdale, AR 72764.
Submit A Condolence
To submit a condolence to the family, please comments below. When your condolence has been received by Beard's Funeral Chapel, we will post here on the website for family and friends to read.