March 6, 1951 ~ November 9, 2022

Born in: Huntington, WV
Resided in: Washington, IN

Steven “Pottsy” Potts Sr., 71, of Washington, IN passed away November 9, 2022. He was born in Huntington, WV on March 6, 1951 to the late James and Annis (Fields) Potts. Steven attended Washington High School. He worked as a mechanic for 25+ years at Washington Chrysler. Steven was a member of the local Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed many things in life such as riding his motorcycles for the last 56 years, shooting pool, working on model cars, telling jokes, going to car shows, watching NASCAR, vegetable gardening, and watching football and basketball. Steven will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.

Steven is survived by his wife, of 38 years, Sharon Potts; children Steven Potts Jr. and Heather Potts; grandchildren David Thompson and Emily Potts; best friend Phillip Waggoner; and many extended family members.

Goodwin-Sievers is honored and entrusted with the care of Mr. Potts. Visitation will be held Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 12-2pm at Sugarland Memory Garden. A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 2pm at Sugarland Memory Garden with burial following.

Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in Mr. Potts’ memory.


Visitation: November 19, 2022 12:00 pm - November 19, 2022 2:00 pm

Sugarland Memory Gardens
4334 N. Highway 57
Washington, IN 47501

Service: November 19, 2022 2:00 pm - November 19, 2022 3:00 pm

Sugarland Memory Gardens
4334 N. Highway 57
Washington, IN 47501

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  1. Steve always had a winning smile. We spent countless hours together when he taxied CSX railroad crews all over Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. He was the most dependable driver that I ever road with. He will be truly missed. John N Wilson

  2. Steve was a great man.I enjoyed all the stories he would tell
    .We always talked about bikes ,cars trains and planes ( he loved the Blue Angels) and we would always get together every year in Tere Haute for the air show. RIP my friend until we meet again may God bless you and your family . Jeff Roberts

  3. Steve was an amazing man. He had a joke for everyone and always had that great laugh that was unmistakable. He was a great friend and will be missed for sure. We will see him again someday in heaven still with that smile and laugh.

  4. Sharon, Heather and Debbie,
    Steve was a great guy and will be missed by so many. Always a funny story when you met him somewhere. I am so sorry for your loss.

    • Thank you Melody also for helping with the making of the cards for grandma as well. And just being there for us. Love you.

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