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Lester C. Bottorff Jr., age 87,

on Monday, 15 July 2019. Posted in Obituaries

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Lester C. Bottorff Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Westminster Village. He was retired from Colgate. Lester was a member of CCCC, VFW, American Legion, Moose Lodge, FOE. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Lester served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a native of Jeffersonville, IN.

He is survived by his wife Helen Bottorff (Engelhardt) of Jeffersonville, IN.; sons Albert J. Bottorff (Judy) of Sellersburg, IN., David A. Bottorff (Melissa) of Indianapolis, IN.; daughters Teresa B. Currens (Jim) of Versailles, KY., Mary K. Bottorff Frey of Clarksville, IN. and Pamela J. Bottorff Blanchard (Gary) of Jeffersonville, IN.; Along with 4 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and 4 step-great-grandchildren.

Lester was preceded in death by his parents Lester Bottorff Sr. and Kathryn Bottorff; brother James S. Bottorff; sisters Mary I. Messer and Lois Ann Roberts.

Funeral service will be held Friday, July 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home with burial to follow in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at the Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Comments (5)

  • Keith Bube

    16 July 2019 at 06:21 |
    To the Bottorff Family,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Lester. The world lost a wonderful man in Lester. He was a kind and gentle soul. He will be missed. May the many wonderful memories comfort you during this difficult time. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Keith and Tammy Bube


  • Terri (Mayer) Ross

    16 July 2019 at 10:43 |
    My deepest condolences to the entire family. Lester was quite a character!


  • Kathleen Dorman

    16 July 2019 at 15:22 |
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Kathleen


  • Brenda Brumfield

    17 July 2019 at 09:58 |
    David and Family,
    I am very sorry to learn of your father’s passing! I will be praying for you all during this difficult time!
    Brenda Brumfield


  • Jeremy King

    17 July 2019 at 11:02 |
    Dear Helen and Family,
    My deepest sympathy and prayers for you at the passing of Lester. I will offer Mass for him on Friday. You all were great neighbors.
    Fr. Jeremy King, OSB


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