William Junior Potts, 82, of Newnan died at his residence on November 28, 2018. He was born in Carroll County Georgia on January 26, 1936 to the late John Potts and Leola Driver Potts Shelnutt. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his sister, Diane Shelnutt.
William retired from Bibb Manufacturing Company after 35 years of service. For 31 of those years, William had a perfect attendance record while walking to work every day. He then worked 10 years with the William L. Bonnell Company. He is also a member of Centralhatchee Baptist Church.
William is survived by his brothers, Charles M. Potts and Eddie Shelnutt (Vickie), nieces and nephews along with many friends.
The funeral service is set for 1 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Pastor Brian Hosmer, Rev. Franklin Treadwell and Rev. David Brown officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow at the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Bowdon.