Webster, NY – May 28th, 2021 at age 34. Travis is predeceased by his mother Laura Senft, brother Casey Cottrell, father Michael Silver, and dog Wuffles. He is survived by his sisters Lexy Senft and Stacey McCarty, brothers Drew Cottrell and Mark Silver, dog ChewBecca, and many loving friends.
Travis streamed video games on his channel “The Angry General”, where he built a community and recently, even built a computer for a friend in need. He was a lover of the Adirondacks and nature, who went hiking with his sister Lexy weekly. Travis had a passion for music, and was a talented guitarist and singer. He was a creative, gentle soul, whose love knew no boundaries. Also, GO BILLS!
Thank you for all the support, love, prayers, and good vibes offered at this time.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, June 20th at Waterfront Lodge in Abraham Lincoln Park, 500 Smith Rd, Webster, NY 14580. We ask that those in attendance please wear tie dye in Travis’s memory. The funeral will be followed immediately by a celebration of life and bonfire at the same location, which will continue into the evening.
For those unable to attend in person, the service will be shared online via Google Meet. The link to join is as follows: meet.google.com/zpk-czzk-hcz
I was so sorry about Travis. When he was a child he was like another son to me. I will miss him dearly. He had a kind heart and a gentle soul.
Travis is someone I remember from elementary school and all through high school. Safety patrol, band, volleyball, etc Travis was talented, smart, friendly, and kind. We spoke last year about how awesome his drive was to exercise and get healthy..no easy accomplishment for anyone and was a credit to his determination. Prayers to all of his family and friends a good soul gone too soon.
I fail to have the words to express how deeply sorry I am that he’s gone. He was more than just Travis, he was the embodiment of hope, trust, acceptance, love, and perseverance. He was the light in the dark, he always knew what to say, he never judged anyone. He taught me so much about life in the short time I knew him and we were going to learn so much together. It always seemed like we had time. I hope everyone who’s life he touched knows how beautiful he was, how lucky we were to have a chance to know one of the best human beings to ever exist. I know that he loved us. He was there always. And I can’t describe how much I miss him or how much I love him or how much I regret wasting our time together. I’ll love him always.
Travis my heart is broken, you were my go to guy with any issue I ever had. You always had the best advice. I’m going to miss our small walks with Becca and our conversations will stay with me forever. Rest easy my friend. 💜
Travis still was one of my great friends. Someone that I could truly trust if I was in need. I am going to miss texting him literally all bills game long, and I am still in shock. The world lost a loving caring soul and it will be worse off without him. I wish he could have met my daughter like we talked about, but I know he will be watching when the bills win the Super Bowl with pancho on his side and a smile on his face. I hope he’s with wuffles enjoying being reunited with his best friend, and family members.
I worked with Travis for a couple years. He was one of my
Favorite co workers . He was always so nice and we had great conversations. He will always be missed
I knew travis for about 2 years I think. I honestly dont remember exactly how long. But in the time that I knew him he became so much more than just some streamer I watched on youtube. He became family. He was among the first to accept me for who I am when I told him about my identity and what I wanted to do. He made me unafraid to he open and honest about it to other people as well. He was a dear friend and no amount of words would be enough to express how deeply I will miss him. Goodbye Travis. AG. You will forever be cherished and loved.
Dear Lexi, Family and Friends,
It was/is a deep shock to hear of Travis passing and the causation of his youthful exit from our physical existence. I had communed with him very recently, first as a celebratory gathering for son Brian’s belated bachelor party and then, a few days later over an intimate dinner at the Tap and Mallet, graciously served by his sister Lexi. On both occasions Travis was upbeat and very well-centered, anticipating our evolving return to societal normalcy.
As Brian and Sean’s father, Travis became a part of our family, as their friendship created a welcoming environment, likening him to third son status within our family. I always enjoyed his company, our conversations and value added exchanges. He was a very bright, intuitive, friendly, comedic, and talented person. He loved everyone and supported their differences open mindedly.
His too early passing is a loss for all of us who knew him; his possibilities were limitless and unfortunately will remain unrealized. We love you Travis and will miss you in our lives.
God bless you, RIP, Russ Conlon ❤️🙏.
Travis and i spoke together and met in a dicord room. He was great guy and will be missed! We are all in shock. If anyone has more info please forward to me. We are trying to get more answers as we all were very close to him in the chat rooms.
Travis and I remained connected for years after our professional relationship ended. He was profoundly kind and his soul sensitive to the world around him, bot past and present. I remember him telling me all about his life in the Adirondacks, I even made the trip to his family’s home up there to honor him and his love for his mother. His creativity seemed to come from this uniquely organic property that at times he was afraid to share, but when he did, everyone in his presence became spell bound.
His passing which came way too soon will leave a lasting emptiness in all who knew him. Rest in Peace Travis.
Travis , “The Angry General” met in a discord room. He was kind and a good person. Helping others in need. We all miss him and his knowledge.
We all miss him at our discord room. We are still in shock and cannot believe that this happened.
Wherever you are, I know you are at peace Trav. Too soon to leave this place is what I can say.
Travis, I’m in total lost of words, when I saw this post in one of our discord rooms. Bro, I knew you were one of the few that were “real” in discord, always looking out for the better of everyone. I’m glad I got to know you though the last few years of trading. You always stuck to your guns in everything including outside of trading and I always appreciated you for that. Until we make the next trade. May you rest in paradise.
An energy like yours doesn’t just go out. Too young, too smart. Keep watch over us in Discord brother. Going to miss your positive attitude and calming approach. Sending thoughts and prayers to all those impacted by your sudden loss. You are one of the real ones.
You kept it real for all of us, Travis. Thanks for gracing us with your presence. Indeed you brought a sense of calmness to us all. You were a hard-working, courageous and authentic human being. Although we’ve never met I appreciated our chats and I’m grateful to have had a chance to speak with you over the internet. Keep it real and May you Rest In Peace.
Travis was a really good person
Because I couldn’t say this without breaking down yesterday at the service (thank you so much Lexy and everyone else who participated and put such a lovely tribute together), I wanted to post something here for my friend Travis and those who love him.
Travis and I met in first grade I believe. We became very close friends by third grade and, though our lives diverged, have remained friends ever since. Our initial bond was forged by our shared sense of humor and scholastic achievement in elementary school. I remember his Mom, Laura, suggesting that we try to learn French together before middle school and Travis being embarrassed by the idea [we probably should have listened to her since I married a French woman and still don’t know French]). Our friendship evolved with our shared love of sports (the Bills made us want to shout for a number of reasons), music (Travis on his Mom’s old cornet, me on sax), and tv and movies (South Park was pretty big for us). I spent countless days at his house swimming in his pool and he spent reciprocal time at ours, playing football or basketball and then having my Mom’s homemade five-food-group meal. Birthday parties I remember distinctly at his house with his Mom’s homemade soy sauce chicken wings and mine at Gates bowl (Travis was one of the better bowlers). When we grew older we went to many events together—concerts, Bills games, festivals, pick-up Sunday baseball games. We grew apart over the years geographically and in other ways, but we kept in touch, saw each other when we could, and always knew we would be there for each other (for me, Travis’s loyalty might be his strongest characteristic). And we always were. I’ll miss you my friend. Love you.
I love you, Boy… Tell your “Brother” Matthew mommy says hi and I’ll see you again… I hate this, and I will never ever forget you Travis❤️❤️❤️