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Thursday, July 18, 2013

PAA/DL pilot Paul Q. Cotton

PAA/DL retired pilot Paul Quinton Cotton
July 18, 1936 - July 16, 2013

Notification of the passing of retired pilot Paul Quinton Cotton, nearing age 77 at the time of his passing.  I believe Paul hired on with Pan American 03-14-1966.  The obituary notes that  “Mr. Cotton was a pilot for 38 years with Delta/Pan Am Airlines”.  I’m not sure of his retirement date with Delta however the April 2001 issue of DeltaDigest notes his 35th year anniversary and lists him as Second Officer based 030/ATL.  

To view/sign the online guestbook please visit the funeral home website at www.snowsmacon.com 
Paul is survived by his wife Ruthie and had most recently resided at
8397 Saxony Drive , Macon  GA 31220-6744

A celebration of Paul’s life will be held on Monday, July 22nd at 11:30 a.m. at Snow's Memorial Chapel in Macon   with a visitation immediately following.    

To view the family photo gallery and sign the guestbook please visit http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Paul-Cotton&lc=4760&pid=165899410&mid=5604182  
Thank you,
~ Carol

Life Story: 

Paul Quinton Cotton, 76, passed away on Tuesday, July 16th in Macon. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, July 22nd at 11:30 a.m. at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, with a visitation immediately following. The Reverend Roger Dickerson will officiate. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Agape Village, 4580 N. Mumford Road, Macon 31210. 

Mr. Cotton was born in Macon and preceded in death by his parents, Josephine Garrett Cotton and Dick Cotton.

Mr. Cotton had a zeal for life. Whether he was riding his Harley, skiing a slalom course, or watching the sunset across Lake Tobesofkee, he was grateful for his time with family and friends. Mr. Cotton was a pilot for 38 years with Delta/Pan Am Airlines. 

Mr. Cotton is survived by his wife, Ruthie Cotton of Macon, two daughters and sons-in-law, Kristan Cotton Moore (Patrick) of Atlanta; and Kailey Cotton Gorbold (Paul) of Vail, Colorado; grandchildren, Matthew Moore, McCaidan Moore and Baby Gorbold due on August 3; and sister, Joann Kendrick-Holmes. 

Visit www.snowsmacon.com  to express tributes.

Snow's Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.  

Celebration of Life
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11:30am
Snow's Memorial Chapel
746 Cherry Street
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 743-7417 

Visitation:  Snow's Memorial Chapel
746 Cherry Street , Macon  GA 31201

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