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Posted on Sep 23, 2021
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Richard Potts 1956 - 2021

 

 Richard was born February 21, 1956, in Graham to Thomas Edward and June Marie Conlee Potts. He was retired from AT&T, where he worked for 35 years. He worked as a Farmer and Rancher. He was a member of Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. He loved rodeos and was an avid Team Roper. If you attended a Team Roping event at Young County Arena, chances are you would find him there. He competed in the Senior Team Roping Association, World Series, United States Team Roping Championships, and 40+ Team Roping events. He married Shannon Plowman on May 15, 2016, in Young County. He was a man of few words and will be dearly missed by all.
Richard is survived by his Wife, Shannon Potts, 2 sons: Joshua Potts and husband Abery Knight, Taylor Potts and wife Maury Potts. 2 daughters, Marka Genz and Micah Chandler. Stepson Travis Plowman and wife Kendra, and Stepdaughter Brady Plowman. Sister Anna Marie Maggard, and 5 Grandchildren, Elijah Potts, Samuel Potts, Judah Potts, Kelton Genz, and Kylee Genz.
He was preceded in death by his father Thomas Edward Potts, and by a brother Charles Edwin Potts.

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