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Obituary- Ben Potts

Ben E. Potts

November 12, 1924 ~ November 3, 2008

    Ben E. Potts, 83, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2008 at his residence.  He was born on November 12, 1924, in Witchita Falls, TX to the late Calvin E. and Elizabeth H. Andrews Potts.  On June 19, 1949, he married Bonnie Faye Todd Potts, who passed away on November 3, 1990.  He married Carolina Gilig Potts on January 7, 1999.

    Ben is survived by wife Carolina and son Cy Ben Potts of the family home, Scott (Debi) Potts of Fort Wayne, IN, Bonnie (Calvin) Hamler of Colorado City, CO, and Todd (Sue) Potts of Walsenburg, CO, grandchildren Calvin B (Wendy) Hamler, Christopher Hamler, Amber (Randy) Balenseifen, Mark and Jaimee Potts, Megan (Jacob) Furnish, and Brian, Aaron, and Brad Potts, great grandchildren Morgan and Jack Hamler,  Olivia Potts, Claire Furnish and unknown baby Hamler.

    Ben was proud to serve in the US Navy from 1943-1946 during WWII. He was a local rancher all his life, and friend to many.

    The funeral service will be held at Boies-Ortega Funeral Home, Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 1 pm.