Donald Michael Poteat

Published 12:38 pm Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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Mr. Donald Michael Poteat, 70, of Mocksville, died Friday, May 15, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born July 23, 1949 in Spartanburg, S.C. to the late Donald Poteat and Eunice Pruitt Whittaker. He had been active in theater arts in the area. He enjoyed trivia, playing bingo, and trips to Cherokee. He loved his family.

He was also preceded in death by: his paternal grandmother who raised him, Grace “Granny” Poteat; his maternal grandmother, Dora Elizabeth Pruitt; and special friend, T. Ronald Dixon.

Survivors: his siblings, Paula Baldwin McLeod, William Avery Baldwin, and Chuck Whittaker; special friends, Janice Hess (David), Wayne Dixon (Betty) and Marjetta Shores (Tony); and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be conducted at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Yadkinville.

Memorials: New Horizons Home Care, 648 Carolina Ave., Yadkinville, 27055, Memo: Day Center.