Sherrill Wayne Bottoms
Sherrill Wayne Bottoms
  • December 26, 1930 - August 14, 2017
  • Combine, Texas

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Coach Sherrill Bottoms, age 86, of Combine, TX passed away on Monday August 14, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Coach was born December 26, 1930 in Fort Worth, Texas.

In 1951 Coach graduated from Waco High school. After one year at Southwest Texas State University, Coach joined the Naval Airforce in 1953 where he served four years during the Korean War. After a Honorable discharge from the Navy he attended East Texas State University where he finished College with a degree in Education. After graduation he began his 35 year coaching career. He was head coach and athletic director at five different schools. The year before his retirement he received a certificate from the state of Texas for having the most defensive wins of any active coach in the state.

Coach is survived by his wife Barbara Ann Bottoms. His Children Stacey Hassler, Shelley Lemon, Shannon Brewer and husband Buddy, Scott Bottoms, Sidney Bottoms, Jeff Maroney and wife Karyn, and Susan Maroney. Many Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and one Great-Great Grandchild.

Coach was preceded in death by his mother.

Contributions in Coach 's memory may be made to Open Door Baptist Church in Mesquite, TX. Youth department or Mission fund.

Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 18, 6-8 p.m. at Roselawn Memorial in Seagoville, TX. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. at Open Door Baptist Church in Mesquite, TX. A burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial in Seagoville, TX.

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