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Obituary: Bobbie Joe Potts

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Bobbie Joe Potts, 78, passed away Jan. 26, 2016. He was born April 14, 1937, in Miami, Okla., to Richard and Mary Potts. Mr. Potts was in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1962, during the Bay of Pigs. He was an active member at St. Mary Catholic Church and a 4th degree knight with the Knights of Columbus. He loved working with wood and had made over 260 God Boxes for prayers to be put in.

Mr. Potts was very proud of his children, 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. He loved people and never met a stranger.

He is survived by the love of his life of 56 years, Jean Potts, his children, Robert "Bob" (Julie) Potts of Whittier, Calif., Julie (Ernie) Negrete of Flagstaff, and Richard (Shelly) Potts of City of Orange, Calif.; and his brothers, Don Potts and Dick Potts.

Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 302 E. Spring St. in Kingman.

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