COTTRELL, Linden Age 73, of Ludlow Falls, son of Charles & Effie (Bowman) Cottrell was born December 28, 1937, in Darke County, Ohio, and went to be with the Lord on December 14, 2011. He graduated from Franklin Monroe High School Class of 1955. He was the co-owner and operator of Carlin Fuel and was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church. On June 22, 1957, he was married to Carol Hussey, enjoying 54 years of marital bliss. They had 3 sons, Bruce and wife Brandy, Brent and wife Kelly, and Steve. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, one brother Pete and wife Linda, 2 sisters Lois Schaurer and husband Ralph. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother-in-law Marvin Bowman, and 2 infant grandchildren. The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the name of the Lord. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, December 17, at the Pitsburg Church of the Brethren, 8376 Pitsburg-Laura Rd, Arcanum. Interment will follow at Mote Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3-5 and 6-8 PM Friday at Jackson-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 10 S. High Street, Covington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County.