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Obituary of Charles Gordon Potts

Altamont – Mr. Charles Gordon Potts, age 66 of Altamont, passed away at his home on July 20, 2019, following an extended illness. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Charles Ransom and Rebecca Louise Sutherland Potts on September 4, 1952. Charles grew up in Vero Beach, FL where he worked for Toyota as a master mechanic before opening his own auto mechanic shop. When he moved to Tennessee, he returned to work at Toyota and then he again opened his own shop. He was a member of the Little Creek Baptist Church and a drummer for the Highway 41 Blues Band.


Charles is survived by his sisters, Nancy Fryar of Clarksville, TN and Wanda Potts of Austin, TX; several nieces and a host of friends. As per Mr. Potts’s request, he will be cremated and a memorial service will be held August 10that the Altamont Community Center.  Memorial service/BBQ Celebration starts at 11am. 


In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Beersheba Springs Medical Clinic P.O. Box 112, Beersheba Springs, TN 37305. 




Layne Funeral Home is honored to serve the Potts family.


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