It is with a heavy heart that we acknowledge the loss of our esteemed colleague, Robert Cotner. As a critical member of the Hickory Treatment Center team, Robert served diligently and passionately as a Case Manager for nearly two years, making indelible contributions that enhanced the quality of our services.
Robert’s role at our center extended far beyond his professional capacity. He was an integral part of our community, a beacon of dedication and compassion. His unrelenting commitment to his work, combined with an innate ability to understand and advocate for his clients, affirmed his stature as a significant pillar of our institution. Robert’s unique empathetic connection with people and his inspiring dedication not only benefited his clients but also motivated those around him.
Robert’s tenure with us was marked by the numerous lives he positively impacted. His exemplary kindness, patience, and level of care for his clients were unparalleled. Consistently, Robert prioritized the needs of his clients, going over and above the call of duty, embodying a level of professionalism and humanity that set him apart. In remembering Robert, we reflect not only on his professional acumen but also on his compassionate nature. His resilience, warmth, and sincere regard for others have left an enduring imprint on our collective memories. The void left by his departure will be palpably felt by staff, clients, and all fortunate enough to have collaborated with him.
As we navigate this difficult period, Robert’s memory will continue to serve as a source of solace. We extend our heartfelt condolences to all who mourn his loss. The legacy Robert leaves at the Hickory Treatment Center is a testament to his life’s work: a cascade of positive change, sparks of hope, and lives irreversibly touched. Robert, your departure leaves an immense void, but your influence and impact will forever resonate within our hearts and the walls of the Hickory Treatment Center. May you rest in peace.