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Frank M. Gott, 79, Bloomington

Frank M. Gott, 79, Bloomington, died Tuesday morning, June 11, 2013, at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born Jan. 6, 1934, in Indianapolis, he was the son of James and Ina (Whitaker) Gott.

He was a truck driver as well as serving as a longtime minister. He formerly pastored at Belmont Chapel and at Bethel Lane Community Church where he still maintained his membership. He was the camp chairman at Shady Springs Campground on U.S. 50 East in Bedford and had ministered to many families for many years throughout this area. He was also a member of Teamsters Union Local No. 135

He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley (Allender) Gott, with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage on March 27; three sons, Frank Alan (Esther) Gott of Nashville, Jeffery Wayne (Angela) Gott of Bloomington and Thomas Mark Gott of Bloomington; one former daughter-in-law, Jeanne Morron of Bloomington; two brothers, Virgil (Loretta) Gott of Indianapolis and John (Jan) Gott of Mooresville; three sisters, Violet Duffy, Shirley (Eugene) Morrow and Mona (Al) Walkup, all of Indianapolis, 13 grandchildren, Stacie, Tracie, Josh, Nate, Jeffrey, Lacie, Tanner, Tommy, Tyler, Stephanie, Kayla, Julia and Jacob; and 10 great-grandchildren, Caitlin, Courtney, Morgan, Gracie, Eliza, Nathan, Jordan, Coby, Kyli and Wyatt.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Pamela Elaine Gott; one son, Jerry Duane Gott, two sisters, Molly Mitchell and Bonnie Flynn; and two brothers-in-law, Robert Duffy and Bobby Mitchell.

The funeral service will be conducted Friday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Bloomington with the Revs. Jeffrey Gott (his grandson), Bobby Calvert and Roger Helton officiating. Burial will follow in Duncan Cemetery where the Veterans Honor Guard will perform military graveside rites. Friends can visit the family at the funeral home Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

The family suggests memorial contributions be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Indiana State Chapter, 1261 W. 86th St., Suite E2, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

Online condolences can be given at www.DayFuneralServices.com.

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