Thomas "Graham" Potts(1942 - 2014)

Thomas "Graham" Potts

GROVE CITY: Thomas "Graham" Potts, age 71, of Grove City, Ohio passed away April 11, 2014 at Kobacker House.

He was born December 7, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Thomas Jerome Potts and Angileen Graham Neil; also preceded in death by his twin sister, Barbara Potts; and step-parents Ruth Potts and William Neil.

Graham enjoyed an active life including Mondays at COSI, Thursdays at the Ohio Historical Society, Saturdays at the Columbus Zoo and Sundays worshiping at Grace Brethren Church. He was a member of the Columbus Art Museum and Franklin Park Conservatory. He especially enjoyed traveling to historical sites, including Washington D.C. and Gettysburg, with Dan. Graham was a voracious reader and loved his trips to the Grandview Heights and Columbus Metropolitan Libraries. He was also a staunch Republican!

He is survived by two sisters, Angileen "Jill" Gilbert, wife of the late George Kennett Gilbert, Louisa and Dr. James Salmon; step-brother, Ian (Deb) Edwards; nieces, Lynn (Scott) Stuart, Jennifer (Steve) Rodeffer, Rebecca (Rob) Glus and nephew, Dr. James Thomas (Sarah) Salmon; cousins, Richard (Betsy) Potts, Margie (Jon Yormark) Dufford and James (Pegeen) Potts; numerous great nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to caregivers Dan, Kim and Kimberley and especially Dr. Sherri Martinez and everyone at Grant Family Practice.

Family will welcome friends from 11am-2pm Friday, April 18, 2014 at Schoedinger Grove City Chapel, 3920 Broadway, Grove City, OH 43123; Graveside service to follow at 3pm at Green Lawn Cemetery; Pastor James Custer, officiating.

Those who wish may contribute to the Ohio Historical Society, 800 E 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211, in memory of Thomas Graham Potts.

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Funeral Home

Schoedinger Funeral Home Grove City Chapel
3920 Broadway Grove City, OH 43123
(614) 875-6333

Published in the Advocate on Apr. 13, 2014