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William Henry Potts

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POQUOSON - William Henry "Bill" Potts, 78, a native of York, PA, and Poquoson resident since 1958, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013. He was a graduate of William Penn High School in York; was a Navy veteran; and retired from B.A.S.F in Williamsburg, and Poquoson Public Schools. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bingo, and especially, his grandchildren. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman & Henrietta Potts; sisters, Anna Mary and Elaine; brothers, Gene, Guy, John, and Jay Dee; and grandchildren, Joshua and Zachary Campbell. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Frances; children, Duane Potts & wife, Ginny, Lynn Potts-Campbell, and Kelly Potts; a sister, Joyce Hoff; grandchildren, Matthew, Amanda, and Samantha; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family will receive friends Saturday, 5-7:00 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, and other times at the home. A Celebration of Bill's life will be held Sunday, 1:30 PM, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson, by Rev. Charles R. Stacy. A private burial will follow at Hampton-Veterans Memorial Gardens, Hampton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept., P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA, 23662. Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press from May 30 to May 31, 2013
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