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William "Billy" Cothern

May 2, 1947 — March 27, 2022

Hendersonville, TN

William "Billy" Michael Cothern, age 74, born in Nashville TN to the late Will T and Martha Sue Cothern, went home to the Lord Sunday, March 27. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Pamela; sons Michael and Brian Cothern; honorary grandchildren Jessica and Jordan Wilson; sister Sue Ann (Donnie) Hamilton; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. He pursued a career in education, teaching history in Nashville public schools. He later worked for the Sumner County Child Protective Service. He was a longtime member of the Hendersonville Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he taught Sunday school and was passionate about serving God and sharing his knowledge of the Bible. Billy will be remembered as easygoing and quick-witted, always finding humor in everything. He loved interacting with people and never met a stranger. He always had a story to tell. Visitation for family and friends will be at Hendersonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home April 3 at 2:00 pm with a memorial service at 4:00 pm.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Tina Whited, Caris Healthcare Hospice of Springfield and Loving Hearts Home Healthcare.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hendersonville Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 453 Walton Ferry Road, Hendersonville TN.

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Visitation

Sunday, April 3, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hendersonville Funeral Home

353 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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Memorial Service

Sunday, April 3, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hendersonville Funeral Home

353 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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