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Gary Elmo Potts


1946 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Gary Elmo Potts Obituary
GARY ELMO POTTS
Gary passed suddenly in the third week of May, 2017. Born on April 19, 1946 in Bakersfield, CA, Gary relocated to Southern California in 2011. Gary served as a Vietnam veteran based in Alaska. He went on to have many unique jobs after receiving his MBA through San Jose State University.
Known to his children as 'Papa', Gary was a great story teller and a passionate SF 49ers and Nascar fan. His favorite pastimes included watching movies with his family, building model cars, and entering his prized cars in shows. He was a member of car groups such as the Early Ford V-8 Club and The Senior Living Cruisers.
Gary is survived by his children, Kat, Kris, & Kerry; grandchildren, Kenny & Maddi; sisters, Berta & Debi; and his six beloved antique cars.
Gary will be honored with an interment ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery on Monday, June 5th at 11:30am.
Published in Press-Enterprise on June 2, 2017
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