Ruel “Wildman” Stotts, 91, of Jamestown, KY and formerly of Columbia, KY died Wednesday, February 06, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital. Born in the Breeding community of Adair Co. he was the son of the late William Bennett and Zella Stotts. Wildman was well known for his love for coon hunting and trading on various things.
Survivors include nine children Yvonne Stotts Spoon of Orlando, FL, Debbie Glover of Jamestown, Shelia Stotts of Campbellsville, Melissa Stotts of Columbia, April Hitchcock of Columbia, Marlena Keith of Louisville, Pamela Stotts of Scottsdale, AZ, Alvin Stotts of Columbia and Jamie Stotts of Columbia; 26 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren and several other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Josephine Stotts.
Funeral services will 1:00pm Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Estes-McKinney Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10:00am Monday at the funeral home.
Bro. Bill Warren will be officiating and pallbearers will be Donnie Joe Melson, Eric Antle, David Hilty, John William Stubbs, Tommy Rector and Bobby Sullivan and honorary pallbearers will be his dog trading friends.