June 9, 2021
Memorial services for Brian S. Stotts, 58 of Glasgow, MT are at 11 a.m., Friday, June 18 at the Fulkerson-Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Sidney with Pastor Tim Tharp officiating. Inurnment will be in the Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, MT under the care of the Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home of Sidney. Memorials may be made to: The Special Olympics or a charity of one choice. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at http://www.fulkersons.com.
Brian Shawn Stotts was born in Glasgow, MT on November 27, 1962, to Richard and Gretchen (Miller) Stotts. Brian passed away peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2021, at the Frances Mohan Hospital in Glasgow, MT due to complications from Covid.
He lived in Glasgow until 1966 when the family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1971, Brian moved back to the family farm in Richey, MT.
Brian loved his horse Comanche and he also rode his sister's horse, Flicker. His favorite dogs were Thunder and Frosty. Brian was very active on the farm. He drove the 3 Wheeler, 4 Wheeler, riding the lawn mower, and helped with tilling the Garden. Brian was a fast runner and he could easily out run his parents.
He went to school at Eastmont Training Center in Glendive, MT for 8 years. He lived in Malta for several years and then moved to Glasgow, MT in 1995. Brian worked at the Milk River Activity Center and had an apartment at the TLC along with other clients. He loved all of his family at the Center. He had an infectious smile and liked to visit with the staff, sometimes more visiting then working. Brian was known to have a stubborn streak every now and then.
Brian was very proud of his Special Olympic accomplishments. He had quite the collection of Medals and Ribbons. His favorite events were the softball throw, shot put, bowling, running and walking. He also liked staying in a motel and eating out was a treat for him and his friends.
Brian loved to be on vacation and sleep as long as he wanted. He enjoyed watching football, movies and listening to Johnny Cash. He loved his Diet Pepsi. He especially liked his Christmas decorations that his mom had given him.
Brian you will forever be in our hearts. You touched many people throughout the years with your kindness and smile. We are very proud of you. We want to Thank Michelle and her staff at the Milk River and at TLC. The Dr's, nurses and all the staff at the hospital and an special thanks to Joe for being there at the end.
Brian is survived by: his brothers, Russell (Tami) Stotts, Sidney, MT and Keith (Kathi) Stotts, Klamath Falls, OR; his sister, Debi Mitchell, Divide, CO; his nephews, Markquis (Carol) Stotts and their children, Addalyn and Alexander, Divide, CO and Kurtis Stotts, Klamath Falls, OR; his niece, Kristin Stotts, Klamath Falls, OR.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his brother, David Stotts; his grandparents, Russell and Catherine Stotts, and John and Anastasis Miller.