John W. Kotz, 87, of Ely, Nevada, born March 15, 1931, passed away October 19, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He leaves behind his dear love and wife, Norma L. Kotz; children, John L. Kotz, Valerie M. Levine; grandchildren; Ryan, Robin, Quinn, Lena and seven great-grandchildren.

John said as the end was near that he was cashing in his chips. When asked if he had a good run, he said yes, he had a great run.

Services will be private at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nevada , November 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.