Jeffrey Kent Potts Sr.

Published 3:20 pm Monday, May 9, 2022

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Mr. Jeffrey Kent Potts Sr., 61, of Duke Whittaker Road, Mocksville, died Saturday, May 7, 2022 at his home.

He was born on August 13, 1960 in Iredell County to the late Paul James and Glania Dars Tayes Potts.

Jeff was the owner and operator of Jeff’s Backhoe Service for many years and always enjoyed fishing. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Jason Kent Potts; and siblings, Terry Potts, Karen Potts, and Dale Potts.

Survivors include: his wife of 40 years, Zana Chaffin Potts; 3 children, Angela White (Shannon), Jeffrey Kent Potts Jr. “Kenny”, and Justin Paul Potts, all of Mocksville; 6 grandchildren, Adam Paul Potts, Jacob White, Luke White, Jeffrey Potts, Jonathan White, and Brittany White; siblings, Kay Garza, Jimmy Potts, Kathy Roberts (Donny), Dora Robertson (Keith), all of Mocksville, Bobby Potts (Laura) of Hamptonville, and Michael Potts of Mocksville; his mother-in-law, Bonnie Gunter of Mocksville; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Greg McEwen officiating. Interment will follow in Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family was to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 at the funeral home.

Memorials: Bear Creek Baptist Cemetery fund, 492 Bear Creek Church Road,  Mocksville, NC 27028.

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