Richard Joseph Kotara, 76, of New Bern, died April 9, 2014.
He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and First Baptist Church, and most recently he was attending New Song Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife Judith C. Kotara, two daughters, Mary Ann Pittman and Cynthia Propes, eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, all of New Bern.
Services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 12, 2014 at First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Online condolences may be made to the Kotara family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com