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John Sam Potts, Adair County, KY (1941-2015)

He was a highly respected citizen of Columbia. He was a member of Columbia Christian Church and retired from Columbia Utilities. He was born in Taylor County, KY, and was a resident of Adair County at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Thomas & Shada Smith Potts. His wife, Bobbie Janes Potts, survives. He leaves four direct and eight step living descendants.,
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John Sam Potts, 74, of Columbia, KY, died Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 4:36amET, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY.

Graveside service will be Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 11amCT, at Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Raymond Martin officiating. Burial will follow the service. There will be no visitation.

John Sam Potts, Adair County, KY (1941-2015)

He was born August 30, 1941, in Taylor County, KY, to the late Thomas & Shada Smith Potts. He died Thursday, October 29, 2015, in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY, at the age of 74, one month, and 29 days.

He was a member of Columbia Christian Church and retired from Columbia Utilities. Survivors include:
  • His wife: Bobbie Janes Potts of Columbia, KY

  • One son: Jeff (Jane) Potts of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Jerri (Steve) Nixon of Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Clifford & Rhuel Potts both of Louisville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Trenton Watson & Trinity Carta

  • Two step-grandchildren: Tiffany Darling & Patricia Tupman

  • Six step-great-grandchildren
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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John Sam Potts, Adair County, KY (1941-2015)

2015-10-29 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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