Lester C. Bottorff Jr.


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 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.
Online condolences may be made at cootsfuneralhome.com
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Barbara Hackman
Jul 19, 2019
So sorry to hear of your father's passing.
Prayers of comfort and peace.
Chuck and lee ann hughes
Jul 19, 2019
So sorry for your loss, les was a special guy.
Judith Gumbel
Jul 18, 2019
We in Pike County are so sorry for your loss.
Linda Merk
Jul 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!
Helen Ann Schulte
Jul 17, 2019
Helen Catherine and family,
So sorry to learn of your loss of Lester. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Hope your memories will be of comfort to you all.
Tom Krueckeberg
Jul 17, 2019
Emerald Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Lester C. Bottorff Jr. by Tom Krueckeberg.  Send flowers
Shannon Withers & Tippecanoe County Recorder's Office
Jul 17, 2019
David- With Deepest Sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time.
Marilyn Meighen
Jul 17, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Lester C. Bottorff Jr. by Marilyn Meighen.  Send flowers
Jul 17, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Lester C. Bottorff Jr..  Send flowers
Rina Stuck - Wells County, Indiana
Jul 16, 2019
David - My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God Bless and comfort you in the days ahead.
Jaclyn McPherron
Jul 16, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
Jackie McPherron
Dubois County Recorder