By Editor Edison- CalPatty Press Editor for Revenge of the Ghost Wolf

There have been many questions about the Cottrill Estate and the Final Accounting. This RGW reporter is going to clear up all questions regarding the Final Accounting and report on the current status of the estate. I have spent one dollar a page in American Currency to make sure I have the court documents to relay this story correctly, and in the proper manner that the matter deserves to be reported.

A healthy and younger looking WIllard Cottrill from Linn, WV with Prema... his true heart and long time companion. Willard and Prema were together for about 20 years and his tombstone has their picture, buried together. She suffered long from cancer and his heart was broken when she passed away. After that Willard just wanted to leave the property he had so that his children could enjoy the beautiful acreage in Gilmer County. He wanted to live out his last days in peace, but instead was taken early, murdered, on October the 20th 2010 in Linn, West Virginia by having drugs forced down his mouth.

A healthy and younger looking WIllard Cottrill from Linn, WV with Prema… his true heart and long time companion. Willard and Prema were together for about 20 years and his tombstone has their picture, where they are buried together. She suffered long from cancer and his heart was broken when she passed away. After that Willard just wanted to leave the property he had so that his children could enjoy the beautiful acreage in Gilmer County. He wanted to live out his last days in peace, but instead was taken early, murdered, on October the 20th 2010 in Linn, West Virginia by having drugs forced down his mouth.

My main point of this article up front is to report, that although the Commission was clueless — made obvious by the video of their meeting taped the second of October 2015 — the Commission came to the best decision by NOT APPROVING THE FINAL ACCOUNTING of the Willard Cottrill Estate based upon the recommendations of the Gilmer County Special Fiduciary Commissioner Linda Huff.  Linda Huff made bullet points regarding mistakes made in the final accounting and acts which could be considered illegal, if the matter were to be further investigated. THEN, of course there is the matter of the wrongful death of Willard Cottrill.  Dr Hilary Miller, a local Doctor prescribed a deadly dose of morphine without ever seeing the patient Willard Cottrill, further Willard WAS NOT even her patient at the time.  Outside law enforcement suspects a cover up concerning the Gilmer County Sheriffs office in this regard.

What the commission is discussing is a letter from Judge Alsop requesting that the commission either approve or disapprove the final accounting of the estate so that the estate can be properly probated via the circuit court system in West Virginia.

On this video (above) recorded by the Publisher of the Gilmer Free Press Dave Ramezan, please fast forward into minute four and let roll until about minute twelve, where the motion to NOT APPROVE the final accounting submitted by Mike Murphy the executor of the Cottrill Estate was voted on and passed by unanimous decision.

Only Commissioner Kennedy understood ANY of this process, and saved the day by recommending the commission go along with the suggestions of the fiduciary commissioner Linda Huff. Kennedy also brought attention to the reply by GERALD B HOUGH  to the law suit brought by Mike Murphy the executor of the Cottrill Estate to approve the final accounting that did not include funeral expenses or the sale of 38 of the 42 acres in Linn, WV.

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The above PDF files is the REPORT by the Gilmer County Fiduciary Commissioner Linda Huff, who says this accounting is not even close to right and that she cannot accept the final accounting for the fact they used estate money for legal fee’s to fight the WV Supreme Court etc. which is a big no no along with countless other infractions. If a non bias person were to study all the facts of this case it would be easy to come to the conclusion that there was plenty of motive to murder Willard Cottrill for his money and property.

This reporter has been most critical of the actions of Hough in the past, but I am very happy to report that I was impressed with the document Hough authored that was the legitimate reply to the civil action brought by Mike Murphy requesting the final accounting to be accepted and the estate to be closed. The final outcome of this commission meeting of 10/02/2015 is that the final accounting submitted by Mike Murphy WOULD NOT BE ACCEPTED and WOULD NOT BE APPROVED and the estate is not going to be closed due to the fact there are several thousand dollars that were misappropriated, which is putting the matter in a most kind way.

Gerry Hough in fact enters into the discussion and is QUITE DISAPPOINTED in HOW CLUELESS LARRY CHAPMAN PRESIDENT of the Gilmer County Commission really is, Gerry saw for himself that Chapman was ready to rubber stamp and give official approval on the final accounting –because he thought the powers that be wanted him to — which they don’t — and which even HOUGH was shocked at how stupid Larry Chapman was regarding this Cottrill estate accounting. It is evident to see that Gerry Hough got very upset to the point of nearly losing his cool because he himself saw Larry Chapman was another case of the BLIND leading the BLIND.

Gerry Hough is noticeably upset when he figures out Chapman has NO IDEA what anyone is talking about regarding the final accounting of the Willard Cottrill Estate and was going to act in a manner directly opposite of what should be done and the position of legal matters regarding the estate. Gerry Hough is doing his job. Kennedy did his job, but that was about it that day of October the 2nd 2015.
Jean Butcher the Gilmer County Commission Clerk was also CONFUSED as to what exactly was going on and was all for rubber stamping an approval actually, which could be considered a criminal matter when all the facts of this case are revealed.

All the facts have been shared with outside law enforcement, waiting anxiously to see what actions are taken in Gilmer County regarding this estate that comes along with a cold blooded good old fashioned Gilmer County murder.

We are seven days short of the fifth anniversary of the DEATH of WILLARD COTTRILL coming up October 20th. Jean Butcher does not tell the story of events exactly right, which the tape of the Commission meeting accurately demonstrates and was NOT telling the story right with accurate information at the exact wrong time to do so,  just as the commission was about to act on the final accounting officially, as evidenced by watching this video.

“It scares me to think of how easily this all could have gone the other way without the immediate and astute action of Commissioner Kennedy by ascertaining the proper procedure to be immediately acted upon regarding the final accounting of the Cottrill Estate — and then, explaining it to his idiot associates…”

I would be remiss in my reporting of this matter if I did not point out what a disappointment the actions of John Bennett were in the Cottrill Debacle as shown in this video of the meeting.

Bennett was clueless and could make no sense of the judges letter which the commissioners were reading and taking under advisement in an official capacity. In fact John Bennett was so clueless as to look the FOOL!!  

Jean Butcher looked the fool for she is all for letting Mike Murphy off — of the over $300,000.00 bond by approving the final accounting — even though thousands of dollars have been misappropriated. REALLY? What an idiot! Do we need clueless people making big decisions for the county? Election time is coming around next year, so lets not be as foolish as to what we have seen proof of here thanks to this video(above)recorded by the Gilmer Free Press. 

WHAT A FOOLS BELIEVE in GILMER COUNTY is most often not the truth, and again we have proved that here, so this is the perfect song for the situation reported by Revenge of the Ghost Wolf the finder of truth in Central West Virginia.