Robert Thomas "Robbie" Cottrill, 29 - Sand Fork

Robert Thomas "Robbie" Cottrill, age 29, of Dusk Camp Run Road, Sand Fork, departed this life Wednesday evening, September 26, 2012 in Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburg, PA, following a life-long illness.

He was born June 24, 1983 at Grantsville, Calhoun County, a son of Rita Cottrill Brown of Dusk Camp and Donald J. Brown of Buckhannon.

Robbie lived at home with his mother and their dogs Rosie and Frankie. Robbie enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding 4-wheelers and skipping rocks for his little dogs.

Also surviving are his maternal grandparents, Haymond and Linda White Cottrill of Stouts Mills; best friend Jason Greenlief of Parkersburg; God-sister, Michelle Richards of Dallas, TX; stepsisters, Marissa Brown and Taylor Brown both of Buckhannon; stepbrother, Tyler Brown of Buckhannon; aunt, Rosie Craig and husband Freddie of Linn; uncles, David Cottrill and girlfriend Shannon of Stouts Mills and James Jones and wife Pam of Glenville.

He was preceded in death by grandmother, Vera McCumbers Cottrill.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 1, 2012 with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Cottrill Cemetery on Sliding Run Road, Stouts Mills. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Sunday at the Mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is assisting the family of Robert T. "Robbie" Cottrill with arrangements.