ProRodeo Sports News - June 23, 2022
IN MEMORIAM COTTON ROSSER
PRCA ProRodeo file photo Hall of Famer Cotton Rosser sits on horseback in the rodeo arena. Rosser was a standout contestant and legendary stock contractor.
Hall of Fame stock contractor passes at 93 BY TRACY RENCK P roRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Cotton Rosser passed away June 22 at his home in Marysville, Calif. He was 93. “I was doing my secretary stuff when
they came in (and told me). I was doing sheets for the performance tonight (at the Reno Rodeo),” said Cindy Rosser, Cotton’s daughter. “I said, ‘Listen all you guys the rodeo goes on. It is terrible, but dad would want the rodeo to go on. It is about all the people in the seats. The show has to go on. He would want these people in Reno to be entertained and that they can’t wait to come back next year. That has been our motto in our family.’” Cindy said there will a tribute tonight during the Reno Rodeo for her father. “The tribute will happen when they bring the
something. “I would want people to remember my dad for the love he had for the sport (of rodeo) and entertaining the crowd. Everything to him was a show.
mares and colts out, I think it will be after the bronc riding,” Cindy said. “My brother (Reno) is going to lead a horse and then I’m going to ride. (Bob) Tallman andWayne (Brooks) (the announcers) are also going to do
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