James “Jay” Walter Cotham, beloved husband to Yvonne D Cotham, loving father to Mike Cotham and wife Sharmaine, Karen Cotham and wife Cathy, JoAnn Baker and husband Bob, John Cotham and wife Lourdes. Son of the late Grace and Alfourd Cotham. Brother to Betty Miller and the late Pat Cline. Doting grandfather to Mike Jr, Lauren, Bobby and Megan, Hope, T J and all of his Great grandchildren.
Jay retired from Verizon in 1982. For over 40 years Jay absolutely loved driving a school bus for school trips and after school sports. He was a member of the Northeast Athletic Boosters from 1972 to 1984, the Mountain Rd Kiwanis Club and was a chef at his Various hunting clubs.
His hobbies were camping all over the country and Canada, latch hook rugs, supervising any activity that was happening around him, and spending time with his family.
If you would like to donate in his name, please give the shelter or rescue of your choice. Jay was a true animal lover.