William H. Cotham, Jr.


William H. Cotham, Jr., 37, passed away unexpectedly on March 2, 2014.

Born in Providence he was the son of William H., Sr. and Jane A. (Porter) Cotham. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during operations Dessert Falcon and Eagle as a patriot missile crewman, Charlie Battery 3-2 ADA. He attended the University of Texas El Paso.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his brother Christopher Cotham. He was the loving uncle of Elizabeth Quaranto and Christopher Cotham, Jr.; grandson of Jennie Cotham and the late Alfred Cotham, Sr.; and nephew of Janice, Alfred Jr., Devon, Donald and Debbie Cotham and Jim, Susan and Steven Porter.

Funeral service Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Burial with military honors will be in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Calling hours Friday 5-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the William H. Cotham, Jr. Memorial Fund at TD Bank, 54 Central St., Foxborough, MA 02035.


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