Alvin Douglas Potts

Published 8:52 pm Monday, August 28, 2017

Mr. Alvin Douglas Potts, 74, of Mocksville, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at his home.

He was born Nov, 25, 1942, in Davie County to the late Harvey McKinley and Cora Lucille Bailey Potts. Mr. Potts was a lifelong member of Cornatzer Baptist Church where he had served on the building and grounds committee, the cemetery committee and was involved in the AWANA program.  He had served in the Cornatzer-Dulin Fire Department for 51 years.  Mr. Potts had worked at Drexel-Heritage and was retired from Baker Furniture.

He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Belinda Potts and Dorothy Carter; and a brother, Terry Potts.

Survivors: his wife, Shirley Sue Moon Potts of the home; a son, Douglas Landon Potts (Jill); a granddaughter, Sophie Potts; and siblings, Nannie Sparks (Bob), Billy Gene Potts (Aileen) and Luther Potts (Hilda); a sister-in-law, Vicki Potts, all of Mocksville.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 1 at Cornatzer Baptist Church with the Revs. Ed Kuhar and Jeff Beverly officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in Cornatzer-Dulin Volunteer Fire Department at 4 p.m., with the family visitation from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31.

Memorials: Liberty Home Care & Hospice, 1007 Lexington Ave., Thomasville, 27360.