Obituary: James K. Potts

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

James K. Potts, 70, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, July16, 2011, at his residence in Lewisburg.

A native of Lawrenceburg, he was the son of the late Bessie Mae and William S. Potts. Mr. Potts was retired from Gibbs Bros. Construction Co. in Nashville.

Survivors in Lewisburg include his wife Conita Coe Potts; one son, James William (Ramona) Potts; one daughter, Kimberly (Jeff) McKnight; and one stepdaughter, Deanna Ferrell. He is also survived by two stepsons, Burt Ferrell of Tampa, Fla. and Mike (Sherrie) Ferrell of Murfreesboro; one sister, Joan Dean of Columbia; eight grandchildren; one nephew; and two nieces.

Funeral services for Mr. Potts were conducted Monday, July 18, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Rick Rollin officiating. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia.

In lieu of flowers you may donate to the charity of your choice.

You may sign Mr. Potts' online registry at