John Frank Cottengim, age 77, of Spencer, Indiana passed away on Monday, November 28, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born on October 2, 1945, the son of John D. and Pauline Evylynn (Jones) Cottengim.
Frank was a graduate of Ben Davis High School. He was a member of the Teamster Local #135. He worked for several trucking companies as a truck driver for over 35 years. He was a member of the Lifeway Baptist Church. Frank was the past president of the Library Board for Owen County.
He enjoyed gardening, landscaping, and spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. He loved traveling to Gatlinburg, driving through the country, watching old movies, blue grass music and loved good food.
Frank is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shelby Cottengim; daughter, Judy Lynn Whitner of Bloomington; son, John David Cottengim, of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Jason Johnson, Amanda Coats (Matt Wiggins), Jessica Johnson (Daniel Kent), Jama Cottengim; great-grandchildren, Zoey Wilson, Emerson Johnson, Kinsley Johnson, Grady Johnson and Shelby Coats; brother, Jason Howard (Jan) Cottengim of Greenwood; special sister, Debbie Parks (Rick); several nieces, nephews, and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Burial will follow at Chambersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 until the time of the service.
Online condolences may be shared with Frank’s family at www.westparrishpedigo.com