Rev. William D. Cotton


Rev. William D. (Bill) Cotton passed away on August 3, 2020.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 19 at Grace United Methodist Church, 3700 Cottage Grove, Des Moines, IA. Masks will be required.
Bill served churches in the North Texas and Iowa Conferences.  In Iowa, he served Colesburg-Zion-Immanuel; Cedar Rapids, Asbury; as Executive Secretary, Human Rights Commission, Cedar Rapids; Dayton-Harcourt; Emmetsburg; as Superintendent, Creston District and Des Moines, Grace.  He retired in 1999.
Survivors include his wife Jan Hill of Des Moines, IA; Steve of Wausau, WI; Melody Bruns of Mingo, IA; Leslie Baxter of Papillion, NE; Lauren Hill Daumueller of Minneapolis, MN and Andrew Hill Daumueller of Des Moines, IA. Visit for a full obituary.
Memorials may be directed to Grace United Methodist Church designated for the Cotton-Hill Family Memorial Fund.

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – September 14, 2021