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Alphonso James Cottman Jr.

September 13, 1960 ~ February 13, 2022 (age 61)


Magnolia- Alphonso James Cottman Jr beloved son of the late Lethia and Rev Alphonso James Cottman Sr., was born September 13, 1960 in Wilmington, DE. Al as he was affectionately known, departed this life Friday, February 13, 2021 at Kent General Hospital in Dover, Delaware at the age of sixty.

Al received his early education in the Colonial School District and attended DeLaWarr High School. He participated in the band and was a member of the wrestling team.

Al later worked at carious jobs including Fork Lift Operator, Construction Worker and Driver for Wilmington Trust Bank. He later relocated and worked at Poultry Plants in Sussex County Delaware and Maryland.

Al became a member if the Union American Methodist Episcopal Church at an early age. He was a member of the Sunday School Department and served as and usher for the church. He later joined a non denominational church in the Dover area. He loved the Lord and accepted Christ as his personal Savior.

Al was very charismatic and possessed and infectious mile. He was known for his jovial personality, humor, teasing and kindheartedness. Al enjoyed music and fellowship. At a young age, he took drum lessons.

Al met the love of his life, Anna Satchell in 2004. He enjoyed spending time with the family and helping out wherever he was needed.

He leaves to cherish his memory; His beloved Fiancee Anna Satchell and family, Twanda (Steven, Jr), Maurice (Yvonne),
Janet (Eric) and Jestina (Steven). Grandchildren: Steven III, Persia, Jeremiah, Maurice Jr., Ny'Iona, Marquan, Mauriceonna, Cassius and Julien. Siblings: Two brothers, Clayton Gulledge Sr., and Lowell Cottman, Three sisters, Claire Cottman King, Lethia Cottman Asare, Laura Cottman Furrowh (Larry). Also mourning his loss are a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A viewing will be held 9:30 to 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at McPherson Funeral Services, Inc. Camden, DE.


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