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Michael Potts

October 12, 1967 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 51)

Michael Potts, 51, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019. He was born in Springfield, Ohio on October 12, 1967 to James W. "Butch" Potts, Jr. and Freda F. Hritz (Cook).

He loved music and playing the guitar. His most favorite band being Van Halen. Michael was a very skilled artist and loved to draw. He loved his family and was a warm, soft spoken man with a very funny sense of humor. Michael was also an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He was also a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State Buckeyes.

Michael leaves to cherish his memory brothers, James Potts and Ben Potts; nieces, Brittney, Kendra, Marissa, and Kara; nephews, Derrick and Ryan; special friends, Bobby Ayers, Marty Fitzwater, James "Elmo" Ralphe, and Bryan Lethcoe; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Freda F. Cook; father, James W. Potts, Jr.; paternal grandparents, James W. Potts, Sr. and Odie Potts; maternal grandparents, George R. Cook and Mildred E. Cook. Two days after Michael's passing, his brother Tracy Potts also passed away.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in the Jerry W. Kinley Funeral Home Chapel, 1307 East High Street, Springfield, Ohio 45505. 

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