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Tom Potts Obituary
Tom Potts passed away in Houston on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 5, 1927, served in the US Navy, graduated from Cornell University, and had a fulfilling 37 year career with Exxon. In retirement he enjoyed writing and volunteering, including many years of tutoring at Sherwood Elementary School. He was a member of Pines Presbyterian Church for 42 years; serving and singing in the choir there brought him great joy. He is celebrating with the Lord and enjoying a glorious reunion with his hero and brother, his sister, and his own mom and dad. He is survived by his best friend Barbara, wife of 56 years, and three children and their families: Nancy Miller, husband Guy and children Jon (wife Whitney), Stephanie; Bill Potts, wife Kim and children Nick, Sarah, Anna; Martha Meeks, husband Scott and children Ben, Sam, Chris, Amy, Alex. He was a devoted father and Grandpop. Tom will be remembered for his limitless kindness, immeasurable generosity, and contagious sense of humor. Services will be held on Saturday, March 22 at Pines Presbyterian Church, 12751 Kimberley, Houston, TX 77079 at 2 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pines Presbyterian Church Music Ministry or .


Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 21, 2014
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