Gary Frank Cottles
April 11, 1955 – June 9, 2022

Gary Frank Cottles, 67, of Cairo, GA, passed away at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, GA, on Thursday, June 9, 2022.  The family will have a private graveside memorial service in Oak City Cemetery, Bainbridge, GA at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  Military honors will be presented.

Mr. Cottles was born on April 11, 1955, in Cairo, GA, to the late Frank Holman Cottles, Jr. and Bessie Owens Cottles.  He served his country in the United States Army.  He was self-employed as a handyman.  He attended Eastside Baptist Church in Cairo.

Survivors include: children, Betsy Hunziker (Tate) of Cairo, GA, Frank Cottles of Florida; grandchildren, Cameron Hunziker, Grace Hunziker, Gabe Cottles, Macie Cottles; sister, Sharon Lowe (Lamon) of Cairo, GA, Karon Johnson (Ronald) of Cairo, GA, Robin Humphries (Robert) of Cairo, GA; girlfriend, Melanie Clark of Cairo, GA; his special canine friend, Weetie Cakes; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Terry Cottles.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Cottles’ memory to: the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675; or your local Veteran’s Association.

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