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Tracey F. “TC” Cottom, 50, a life-long resident of Coraopolis, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Heritage Valley Sewickley. Born on November 8, 1968 in Sewickley, he was the son of the late Frank Struggs and Dorothy (Rucker) Cottom. T.C. is survived by his beloved significant other of 19 years, Krissy Walsh and his four children, Cory Cottom along with his mother Michelle (Nehilla) Kautzman, Justin, Jacob and Casey Jane Walsh. Well-loved brother of Leonard Cottom, Richard Lee Cottom, Deborah Cottom Aston, Sherry Cottom, Karen Haines, Charla Booth, Frederick Griffith, Deena Struggs, Eric Struggs, Erica Delai, and the late Patricia Landrum, Stacy Cottom and Clifford Cottom, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of relatives and friends.
T.C. graduated from Cornell in 1988 where he had excelled in Basketball and Football. He loved playing softball. T.C. will be remembered for his beautiful smile and hat on backwards. He was most proud of his children. Cory will soon graduate from California University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science Degree and will further his education in graduate school for his masters degree. Justin will graduate from OLSH. Jacob attends Holy Trinity Catholic School in Robinson. He referred to Casey Jane as “pretty eyes”. She will be 1 year old in June. Too young, too soon, so much left to do, our hearts are heavy with sadness.
Visitation Friday 2-4, 6-9 at Copeland’s Coraopolis, 867 Fifth Ave. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests, if desired, donations to R.D. Copeland LTD to defray funeral expenses.