Richard L. Cothren
October 14, 1928 ‒ September 12, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Richard L. Cothren, age 90, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born on October 14, 1928 in Ashland, Ohio to the late Clifford and Ada (Brannon) Cothren. Richard was the owner and operator of Peoples Shoe Store in downtown Mount Vernon for many years.
He is survived by his sons, Michael (Loraine) Cothren, Tim (Janelle) Cothren; his daughters, Vicki (Frank) Pitts, Kathie (Richard) Shimoloens; twelve grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and five nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife Lois Jane Cothren; his sister Jean Sigafoos; and his brother Cliff Cothren.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 beginning at 10AM in Ashland Cemetery with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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