Gene Potts of Albany passed from this life in Durant, Oklahoma on Friday, July 18, 2014 at the age of 82 years 10 months and 6 days. He was born in Albany, Oklahoma on Saturday, September 12, 1931 to Theodore and Juanita (Dobson) Potts.
Gene served his country and community as a member of the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Albany Masonic Lodge. Gene worked in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area for years and then retired in the 1980's and came home to Albany.
Mr. Potts is survived by his sister, Mary Hurst and husband Luther of Emory, Texas; brother, Larry Potts and wife Linda of Durant, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Potts was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Juanita Potts; 6 brothers and 3 sisters.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-6:00 PM Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Holmes ~ Coffey ~ Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A Service in honor of his memory will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Albany Baptist Church with Bro. Jackie Robison officiating. Interment will follow at Albany Cemetery .The Pallbearers will be Gene's nephews.
Family and friends may send online condolences and view tributes at www.holmescoffeymurray.com.
Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.