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Donald Potts

Donald Potts, 83, of Maceo, died on July 1, 2022 surrounded by the warmth and love of his family at Deaconess Hospital in Newburgh, IN.

Donald was born on September 4th, 1938 in Hancock County to Leroy and Hazel Sipes Potts. Donald graduated from Daviess County High School in 1956 and went on to join the United States Army.  Donald was preceded in death by his spouse, Valerie Potts, son, Barry Potts, mother, Hazel Potts, father, Leroy Potts, and sister, Brenda Campbell.

Donald’s hobbies included boating, Corvettes, eating soft serve ice cream with his grandkids, watching UK Basketball, sitting on his porch swing with his partner, Shirley, and helping out however he could.  Donald leaves behind a legacy of dedication to his country, his friends, and his family. He was a stranger to none, and loved by many.

Donald is survived by his partner, Shirley Robertson; son, Timothy (Beth) Potts; grandchildren, Laura Beth Potts, Christian Potts, Caite (Jacob) Schreiver, Hayden Potts, Lindsey Crabtree, and 6 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, from 1 pm until 6 pm at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport Chapel, 315 Caroline Street, Lewisport, KY with a funeral service to follow.  A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday at Owensboro Memorial Gardens with full military honors.  Share your memories and condolences with Donald’s family at

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