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David Thomas "Dave" Potts

December 1, 1937 — November 24, 2021

David Thomas Potts, known to all as "Dave," died Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at the Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low, Arizona. He was 83 years old. Dave was born on Wednesday, December 1, 1937, in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan to his parents, the late Thomas Edwin and Nellie Mae (Hayter) Potts.

He moved to Arizona 40 years ago. Making his home in the White Mountains, Dave worked for more than 25 years as the chief building inspector for the City of Show Low.

David is survived by his "Potts Clan" who include: his wife, Sandra Potts; 2 sons and daughters-in-law: Jeff & Sandy Potts, Greg & Glenda Potts; a sister and brother-in-law, Judy & Bob Higbee; 5 grandchildren: Jonathon, Justin, Madison, Hannah and Carson.

Our Father

Your life was a blessing;

Your memory is a treasure.

You are loved beyond words

And missed beyond measure. 

You were a teacher, disciplinarian, provider, coach, fan, protector, husband and friend. Thank you for always placing us first above your own needs, making sure that we were always safe, happy, secure, and felt loved and cared for. Thank you for teaching us the meaning of hard work, dedication, respect and integrity. Thank you for everything you have ever done for us but, most importantly, thank you for the true love and commitment that you gave to your family. We are your family, we are all a reflection of you. We are your legacy.



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