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Joseph A. Cottrell Jr.

December 27, 1937 ~ March 31, 2022 (age 84)

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Obituary

COTTRELL, Jr., Joseph A. 84, of Mechanicsville, VA peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family, Thursday, March 31, 2022. He was preceded in death by his son, Frank Joseph Cottrell. He is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years, Barbara Via Cottrell; sons, William Ratliff (Deborah) and Charlie Cottrell (Sherrie); 2 grandchildren, Zachary Ratliff (Erin) and Brianna Ratliff; and many nieces, and other family and friends. Joseph loved classic cars, especially 1940s Ford’s. He also enjoyed going out to eat with his family and friends. He proudly served as a Henrico Firefighter for 25 years. He will be dearly missed. The family will receive friends from 4 – 7 pm, Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy. Mechanicsville, VA 23111, where a funeral service will take place at 11 am, Friday, April 8, 2022. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hanover Rescue Squad or Henrico Firefighters and Families Charitable Foundation, PO Box 5730 Glen Allen, VA 23058.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 7, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monaghan Funeral Home and Cremation Services
7300 Creighton Pkwy
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Funeral Service
Friday
April 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Monaghan Funeral Home and Cremation Services
7300 Creighton Pkwy
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

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