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Kevin B. Bottke

Kevin Brian Bottke, 54, of Louisa, passed away August 22, 2013, at UVa Hospital in Charlottesville.  Born January 25, 1959, in Bucks County, Pa., he is the son of Alfred and Rosemary Bottke of Fredericksburg.

In addition to his parents, he is also survived by his loving wife Lora, and his children, Kari Lee Reyes and husband Edward of Van Vleck, Tex., and Amanda Bottke and friend Shawn Watkins of Bay City, Tex; stepchildren, Kristin Cassell of Roanoke, and Matthew Cassell of Louisa; sisters, Barbie Maksimowicz and husband Michael of Colonial Beach, and Donna Boutchyard and husband Larry of Wanchese, N.C. ; nieces, Kristin Romesburg and husband Jason of Williamsburg, and Megan Fortune and husband Caleb of Manteo, N.C.; nephews, Mickey Maksimowicz of Washington, D.C., and Derek Boutchyard and wife Kelly of Manteo, N.C.; and a great-neice, Anne Katherine Romesburg.

Kevin was employed with Dominion for 35 years.  Starting in 1978 as a Mechanic at the Possum Point Power Station in Dumphries, he then transferred to North Anna Power Station in 1983.  He excelled in various positions as a Mechanic and Nuclear Instructor before joining Management in the Maintenance and Nuclear Site Services departments, most recently as a Supervisor of Nuclear Construction in Maintenance Support.  Kevin was very passionate about his work and treasured his Dominion family.

Kevin was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He loved spending time out on the water in Deltaville with friends where he and his wife had a second home.  In addition to hunting locally, he loved traveling to the Northern Neck to hunt with friends and co-workers there.  When not outdoors, Kevin loved watching sports with his favorite teams being the Atlanta Braves and Dallas Cowboys.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 24, at 3 p.m. at Spotswood Baptist Church, 4009 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his honor to the American Cancer Society, 1445 Rio Road East, Suite 104, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Preddy Funeral Home of Gordonsville is assisting the family.

posted 08.23.2013

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