A funeral for Ronald George Cottle, 72, a Carson City resident for the past few months, will be at noon Sunday at Green Memorial in Bellevue, Wash., with a burial ceremony at Sunset Memorial Hills Park at 2 p.m.
Mr. Cottle died April 2, 2003, in Carson City. He was born Aug. 18, 1930, in Ogden, Utah, to George Dewey and Helen Eterlien Cottle.
He was educated in Ogden and graduated from Ogden High School.
Before moving to Carson City, he lived in Newcastle and Renton, Wash., for 35 years. He also lived in Africa; Tampa Bay, Fla.; Ohio and Idaho.
Mr. Cottle was a graphic illustrator in the aerospace industry. He was employed by the Boeing Co. for 35 years, where he also worked in management.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a Sunday school president and held other positions. He was ordained an elder in the Melchizedek priesthood. He volunteered for many years in leadership roles with Boy Scouts of America.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Marie Child March 5, 1995.
Among his survivors are his son and daughter-in-law Richard and Zina Cottle and daughter Nancy Elder, all of Carson City; daughter Shari Angell of Kent, Wash.; sons Douglas Cottle of Phoenix, Paul Cottle of Bellevue, Wash. and Steven Rose of Seattle; grandchildren Julie, Apryl and Roy Rose, Christopher and Lucas Cottle, Jason, Joshua, Natalie and Jeremy Elder, Kami, Tyson and ShayLynn Cottle, Candace and Blake Cottle and Casey and Alexis Angell; and sister, Joanne Sharpe of Layton, Utah.
FitzHenry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.