Willis Cottengaim, age 64, of 2803 State Route 314, Shelby, died Wednesday morning at his home.
He was born June 28, 1926 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the son of William and Ethel (Pruitt) Cottengaim.
Mr. Cottengaim was a retired truck driver and an Army veteran of WWII.
He is survived by his wife Mary Huston Cottengaim, 1 stepson, James C. Huston of Plymouth; 4 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 1 daughter and 3 sisters.
Graveside services will be held on Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Shenandoah Cemetery with Rev. Norwood C. Dunn, Pastor of Shenandoah Christian Church, officiating. Calling hours will not be observed.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Social Services Department of Shelby Memorial Hospital and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home.