Marc A. Cothard, Jr., 18, Mt. Morris and formerly of Oregon, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident.
He was born June 21, 1994 in Winfield, the son of Marc A., Sr. and Krissie (Brockman) Cothard. Marc lived in Oregon and Mt. Morris for the past 10 years, was a 2012 graduate of Oregon High School, and was attending Sauk Valley Community College.
He enjoyed drama and music, participating in high school plays all four years and a member of the Honors Choir.
He had just begun working at Ray-O-Vac in Dixon and had worked at Walmart.
He is survived by his mother, Krissi Brockman, Mt. Morris; maternal grandparents, Larry and Karin Brockman, Paw Paw; and paternal grandmother, Barbara Bono, Woodridge.
He was predeceased by his father, Marc A. Cothard, Sr.
A memorial service was held June 25 at the Oregon Church of God with Pastor Michael Hoffman officiating.
Memorials may be directed to the Oregon Firefighters’ Association.
Arrangements were completed by Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon.