Otto Cooley, 73, of Ramsey, died at 9:08 a.m. on Friday, April 23, 2010, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home in Ramsey, with Pastor Terry Sapp officiating. Burial will be in Bolt Cemetery in rural Ramsey, with military rites accorded by Anderson-Scogging American Legion Post No. 460. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials: American Diabetes Association.
Mr. Cooley was born on May 28, 1936, in Shannon County, Mo., the son of Joseph Sr. and Eldora Osburn Cooley. He married Rita Janice Bolt on Feb. 8, 1961, in Cahokia.
He is survived by his wife, Janice; and sons, Chad Cooley and his wife Violet of Ramsey, and Cavit Cooley and his wife Denise of Browns Mills, N.J.