The Obit For Joe Potts

Joe Wilson (Potsy) Potts

Published in Orange County Register on August 19, 2010

Potts, Joe Wilson (Potsy), 80, of Fullerton, passed away on Monday August 16th, at St. Jude Hospital.

He worked as Executive Vice President of Don Green Sales Co., Inc. for 40 years. Joe was born in Bakersfield and grew up in Fullerton. He attended Fullerton Union High School where he met the love of his life, Barbara. Joe was an avid baseball fan and at the age of 19 he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara Potts; son, David Potts (Robin); daughter, Nancy Azevedo (Billy); granddaughter, Sarah Pilato, Carley Jones (Justin); grandson, Joe Potts; great- granddaughter, Gabriella; soon to be great-grandson, Jackson; sister, Albertine Barlow (Les); nephew, Robert Barlow, and sister, Barbara Neal (Bill).

He is also survived by a large loving extended family, that includes friends he and his wife have remained close to since high school.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday August 21, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at Loma Vista Memorial Park, 701 E. Bastanchury Road, Fullerton, CA 92835.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 4138, Fullerton, CA 92835.