_. Sir John Cotterell, 6th Baronet, died 4 December, 2017. He was 82.
John Henry Geers Cotterell was born 8 May, 1935, son of Sir Richard Cotterell, 5th Bt, CBE (1907-78), by his first wife the former Lady Lettice Lygon, eldest daughter of the 7th Earl Beauchamp, KG; married 7 Oct, 1959, [Vanda] Alexandra Clare [deceased], only daughter of Maj Philip Bridgewater and a granddaughter maternally of the 4th Baron Vivian, DSO; succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's death, 1978.
Sir John leaves three sons, Henry, James and David, and a daughter, Camilla. The baronetcy devolves upon his elder son, Henry Richard Geers Cotterell, who was born 22 Aug 1961.
Funeral at Byford Church, Thursday 14 Dec, 2017.