Steven Howard Cottle, 80 of Portsmouth passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022 at SOMC Hospice. He was born July 22, 1941 in Scioto County, a son of the late Howard “Red” and Helen Edith Moritz Cottle, he was a former employee of Empire Detroit Steel and USEC retiring in 2001. He was a farmer and a US Army Reserve veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Lang Cottle; two children, Jason Cottle, Kristy (Chris) Fowler; two grandsons, Keagan Fowler, Connor Fowler; one brother, Ronald E. (Beverly) Cottle, and one sister, Mary (Tim) Harold.
Friends may call at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.