Johnnie Coats

January 12, 1961 ~ October 17, 2019 (age 58)


Johnnie Coats III January 12, 1961-October 17, 2019 Johnnie Coats III, 58, of LaPorte, IN, was called home after a brief illness Thursday October 17, 2019 at Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City, IN. He was born January 12, 1961 in LaPorte, Indiana, the son of Johnnie Coats II and Sammie Ella (Floyd) Coats. He is survived by his four sisters, Ruby Coats, Brinda Coats of LaPorte, IN, Marline Coats of Atlanta, GA and Sandra Coats of Lafayette, IN; three brothers, Morris (Anna) Coats of Carmel, IN, James Coats, Troy Coats of LaPorte, IN; as well as nieces, a great-niece and nephews, a great-nephew, Nicole Coats,Chasiti Stanley, Sky (Anthwon) Thomas, Demetrius Coats, Johnnie, Monica, and Emily Coats, Nicholas and Zion Greer, James Coats Jr., Mason Hervey, Drayson Fortenberry, Asa, Ezra, Ira, Nya Thomas, Jerome Foster Jr. and Marla Foster. Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie Coats II and Sammie Ella (Floyd) Coats and his sister, Shirley Stanley. Johnnie was a tool and die maker at Dwyer Instruments Inc. Growing up Johnnie enjoyed competing and talking about Martial Arts. As a boy he had aspirations and dreams of becoming a Martial Arts professional. He enjoyed hanging out and spending time with family and friends. To get to know him was to love him. He had a subtle sense of humor. He was good at capturing your attention with his life stories and experiences. He was a free spirited guy who did it his way. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A life celebration will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc., Wednesday October 23, 2019 at 10:30 am with Pastor Curtis Gillispie officiating. Interment will follow at the Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the to the family of Johnnie Coats III . Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Johnnie Coats please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Pine Lake Cemetery
1367 Pine Lake Road
LaPorte, IN, 46350


OCT 22. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

OCT 23. 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

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