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Henry Potts, 81

June 29, 2010

Mr. Henry Potts died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hammond after a lengthy illness at age 81.

He was the son of the late Julia Wynkoop Potts and Llewellyn Powell Potts of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and brother of the late Eleanor Potts Snodgrass of Virginia Beach, Va.

A sister, Julia Potts Grehan of New Orleans, La., and several nieces and nephews survive him.

Mr. Potts graduated from Morristown School for boys in New Jersey and attended the University of Kentucky.

He lived for many years in Shepherdstown at "Popodicon" and then moved to Hagerstown, Md., with his father.

The last few years of his life were spent in the wonderful care of Marlene and Bruce Hammond of Kearneysville, W.Va.

A private graveside service will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, W.Va., on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at 11 a.m. with Dr. G.T. Schramm officiating.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elmwood Cemetery, P.O. Box 561, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

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