Thursday, March 29, 2012

Hendry-Glades Obituaries

Roy Eugene Cotton, age 72, of Clewiston died Monday, March 26, 2012 at home in Clewiston. Roy was born February 7, 1940 in Baker, FL. He is the son of the late William and the late Clara (Martin) Cotton.

He was employed by U.S. Sugar Corporation for 47 years; he also raised cattle and operated an orange grove on his farm.

He is survived by daughter; Carol Cotton (Alan Parham), granddaughter; Ariana Parham, son; David Cotton (Tammy Wiseman), granddaughter; Zoie Cotton and grandson Ethan Johnson, brothers; Robert "Dub" (Ann) Cotton, John "Dill" Cotton, Troy (Tilley) Cotton all of Clewiston, Freddie Cotton, sisters; Annie Mae (Ken) Roleston, Susie (Mike) Springe, Mary (Devon) Summerlin all of Melton, Florida. 

He has a host of nieces and nephews. Roy also has many friends in and around the Clewiston area.

Roy was preceded by parents, his brothers and sisters: Darley Holley, William "Buck" Cotton, Rachel Cooley, Ellie Kelley, and James Cotton.

The funeral service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, March 31, 21012, at Evangel Assembly of God Church of Clewiston where Rev. Gary Corley will officiate. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m Friday, March 30, 2012 in Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.

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