John J. Coons

May 4, 1960 ~ June 3, 2018 (age 58)

John J. Coons, 58, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018. He was born to the late Harry and Cecilia Coons May 4, 1960 in Indianapolis. 

John loved fishing, shooting pool, and hanging out with his best friend, Charlie Stella, at Barton’s. He also enjoyed cooking. His friends and family especially loved his favorite dish, spaghetti and meatballs. John had a love for so many things but nothing compared to the unconditional love he had for his family and friends. 

John is survived by his daughter Jessy Wright and her fiancé Jake Raleigh; two stepsons, Shaun(Heather) Green and Robert Green; two sisters, Jackie(Mark) Nicely and Jo(John) Hill; one brother, Jim(Susie) Coons; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and one great grandchild. 

We would also like to send a special thank you to Jessy’s Mom and Stepdad, Kathy and Jim Gates, and their family for their graciousness, generosity, and support through this difficult time.  

A visitation will be Friday, June 8th from 11:30 to 1 p.m., at Jessen Funeral Home, Franklin Chapel, 197 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, IN 46131. A service will immediately follow. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh, IN 46124.