John Michael Cotten

Deceased: August 27, 2018

Service Information:

Memorial Service: Friday, August 31, 2018 3pm until 4pm
A memorial service will be in Athens, Alabama to be scheduled at a later date
Interment: Grand Bay, Alabama


John Michael Cotten passed away suddenly on Monday, August 27 at his home in Chicago, Illinois. Michael was born on December 20, 1974 in Decatur, Alabama to John R. Cotten and Donna J. Phillips Cotten. He is survived by his mother and father, a sister, Amy D. Cotten, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Michael was a graduate of Birmingham Southern University, in Birmingham, Alabama, and the Culinary Insitute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Michael lived and worked in Huntsville, Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mishawaka, Indiana, and Chicago, Illinois where he made lifetime friendships. Michael will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home, 1458 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, Illinois on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 3pm until 4pm. A memorial service will also be in Athens, Alabama at a later date. Interment will be in Grand Bay, Alabama. Donations in Michaelís name may be made to the Southern Foodways Alliance, or a charity of your choice.