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Robert "Bob" Potts

January 15, 1929 — September 12, 2020

Robert M. "Bob" Potts, 91, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Bob was born on January 15, 1929, in Masonville, KY, to the late George T. and Ella H. Potts.

Bob was a well known and respected carpenter/contractor. He built his first home at the age of 19. Later in his career, he enjoyed buying/renovating properties in the Owensboro area. His hobbies included gardening, hunting, and fishing. Bob was an Air Force veteran and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his six siblings, Bill (Violet), Harold (Flossie), Ken (Gertrude), Wendell (Barbara), Myrtle (Harold), and Ann.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Patricia, and four sons, Steve (Julie), Keith (Sue), Tom (Janet), and Chris. His family included eight grandchildren, Sara, Kelly, Megan, Alex, Haley, Michael, Casey, and Eliott, along with six great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday beneath the west portico of Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. All guests are required to wear masks at all times and maintain social distancing. There will not be a graveside or visitation service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Bellevue Baptist Church or the Trinity United Methodist Church in Owensboro.

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