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In Memory of

Jerry Lee Potts, Sr.

March 12, 1944 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


Jerry Lee Potts Sr., age 73, passed away June 14, 2017 surrounded by the love of his family.

He was born to Mr. Woodrow Holley and Doris M. Francis Potts on March 12, 1944 in Centralia, IL. During Jerry's early life, his family moved around following his father's occupation in the oil fields.

On one such move during his senior year in high school, he met a Miss. Marsha Buckels, who after a two year courtship married August 1, 1964. They had three children. He was proud to have served his country during...

Jerry Lee Potts Sr., age 73, passed away June 14, 2017 surrounded by the love of his family.

He was born to Mr. Woodrow Holley and Doris M. Francis Potts on March 12, 1944 in Centralia, IL. During Jerry's early life, his family moved around following his father's occupation in the oil fields.

On one such move during his senior year in high school, he met a Miss. Marsha Buckels, who after a two year courtship married August 1, 1964. They had three children. He was proud to have served his country during Vietnam in the army, and was a member of the American Legion. Jerry was a member of the Chickasaw Indian Nation in Oklahoma.

Jerry is survived by his wife Marsha of 53 years; his children Amy Potts, Jerry Potts Jr. (Sally) and Amber Cunningham. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Jerry III, Breanna, Abigail, and Marie Potts, Tyler and Kelsi Cunningham and multiple nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm at the Church of Christ located at 100 N. 72nd Ave., Yakima, WA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cottage in the Meadow or to Yakima Humane Society.

Those wishing to share a memory of Jerry may do so at www.keithandkeith.com.