William “Bill” Cottam, 55, owner of State Beauty Supply of Jonesboro and Searcy died Friday, March 12th in Jonesboro. He was born December 10, 1954 in Augusta, GA to Robert and Bettie Cottam. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Paula Cottam of the home; a son Robert Wayne Cottam of Jonesboro; two daughters Rachel Lauren Nease and Sarah Catherine Cottam, both of Jonesboro; his father Robert Cottam; and four sisters Caren Cottam, Gayle Maxwell, Amy Reed and Julie Roeder.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bettie Cottam; paternal grandparents Jerry and Louise Cottam; and maternal grandparents William and Stella Schneider.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday at St. Michaels Catholic Church in West Memphis with Father Les officiating. Burial will follow in Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis. Rosary will be at 7:00 pm.
The family requests that lasting memorials be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Building Fund, 614 S. Church, Jonesboro, AR 72401.