Condolences roll in after Maysville’s Cotterill dies of heart attack
MAYSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The community of Maysville is mourning the loss of Mayor Charles Cotterill.
According to the Ledger Independent, Cotterill died Thursday of a heart attack. Cotterill was elected in November 2018.
Many are taking to social media to share memories and condolences.
The Maysville Police Department shared a statement on social media offering condolences to Cotterill’s family, saying in part, “As a community, we will mourn together with the family and also offer our support to them through this difficult time. Each of us at the Maysville Police Department are honored to have known him and are deeply saddened by his passing.”
The Maysville-Mason Co. Area Chamber of Commerce issued a statement on social media, sending condolences to Cotterill’s family. It reads in part, “Our thoughts and prayers will be with his family, friends, and colleagues during this incredibly difficult time.”
The Buffalo Trace Area Development District shared a statement. It reads, “The BTADD family was devastated to learn of the sudden passing of Maysville Mayor Charles Cotterill on Thursday. For the second time in two short months we are grieving the unexpected loss of a terrific regional public servant and board member. We pass along our sympathy and prayers to the Cotterill family and Maysville community.”
“Mayor Charles Cotterill had an ambitious vision for Maysville. With a trademark kindness, he motivated the entire community to join him in bringing it into reality. Charles built success in Maysville even during this challenging year. He encouraged bold new growth and ever increasing opportunities to take pride in the city,” said U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell. “Elaine and I send our sincere condolences to Debra and the whole Cotterill family. Their support for Charles made all of his accomplishments possible. He leaves behind a community and a region made better by his leadership.”
Funeral arrangements have not yet been set.