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Paul E. Potts, age 85 of Pennyville, went to his heavenly home at 12:30 AM on Saturday, October 21, 2017. He was born in Reeve Township on September 18, 1932 to Paul R. and Lillian (Gould) Potts. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1951 and was a US Army Veteran. He was a member of the Washington Grace Baptist Church and the Washington VFW. He retired from Jasper Wood Products and had farmed the family farm for several years. Paul loved hunting, fishing, and gardening. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by two sons, Tim (Jenny) Potts of Jasper and Kevin (Michelle) Potts of Washington; his grandchildren, Heather (Colin) Truelove who Paul help raise, Dale (Mary Beth) Potts, Julie Potts, Skyler Potts, Darren Potts, Mitchell Potts and Hunter Potts; one sister, Sue Crane of Washington; one brother, Richard (Mary Lou) Potts of Pennyville; and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois (Quackenbush) Potts on February 17, 2007, whom he married on November 23, 1953. He was also preceded in death by a son, Vaughn Alan Potts on August 19, 2002; and a brother, Gerald Wesley Potts. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday at Grace Baptist Church with Pastor Louis Showers officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery Reeve Township with military graveside rites by the Washington American Legion and VFW. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM on Tuesday at Ed Lee Mortuary and on Wednesday from 9 am till the hour of services at Grace Baptist Church. Memorial donations may be given to Helping Hearts Hospice P.O. Box 760 Washington, Indiana 47501 Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.edleemortuary.com
Published on October 23, 2017
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