AUBURN — Michael D. Collingsworth, 55, of Auburn died Monday, February 24, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
He was born June 18, 1958, in Auburn to James William and Roberta (Moore) Collingsworth. They have both preceded him in death. His stepmother Judy Collingsworth survives in Auburn.
Mike was a SAL member of the American Legion Post 97 of Auburn and a member of the Auburn Elks Lodge
He owned and raced modifieds at Bear Field Raceway and Angola Motor Speedway for a number of years.
He enjoyed NASCAR and most of all he loved his grandbabies.
He married Melissa Mertz on August 21, 2011, in Auburn and she survives.
Also surviving are three children, Angela (Robert) Soto of Ft. Myers, Fla., Santana Collingsworth of Auburn and Dalton Collingsworth of Auburn; four grandchildren, Ceria Soto, Nathan Soto, Trip Cottrel and Harmony Cottrel; and two brothers and two sisters, Coy Collingsworth of Colorado, Cindy (Jackie) Bolen of Altona, Cathy (Danny) Decker of Auburn and Kim Ryan Collingsworth of Garrett.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday, February 28, 2014, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn.
Calling is Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to the American Legion Post 97 of Auburn or the Auburn Elks Lodge.
To send condolences visit www.fellerandclark.com