Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Thomas Matthew ‘Matt’ Cottle, 46, professional truck driver

Thomas Matthew 'Matt' Cottle
Thomas Matthew ‘Matt’ Cottle

WILMINGTON — Thomas Matthew “Matt” Cottle, 46, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center.

Matt was born Feb. 3, 1972, in Wilmington.

Matt was a professional truck driver for Waste Industries. In his leisure time, he enjoyed traveling, visiting the beach and spending time with his family.

Matt is survived by his wife, Virginia “Ginger” Caison Cottle; son, Zachery Thomas Cottle; mother, Janice Male Cottle of Orrum; brother, Brian Michael Cottle; sister, Barbara Hernandez; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Dale Caison; sister-in-law, Penny Caison; niece, Jennifer Reid; special friend, Joey Pridgen; and cat “Milo.”

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by the Rev. Tom Male. The family will greet friends one hour prior to services.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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