Leo David Potts

February 3, 1927 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 93)


Leo David Potts, 93 of Zanesville died Tuesday morning September 22, 2020 at the Genesis Health Care.

He was born on February 4, 1927 in Corning, OH the son of Leo Charles Potts and Margaret M. (Verfers) Potts.

Leo was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church and former member of St. Mary of the Assumption in Lancaster. He was an Army Air Corps Veteran and retired as a quality control supervisor from Essex Wire plant in 1992 after 43 years of service.

He is survived by a daughter, Becky L. Jenkins of Zanesville; granddaughter Amanda "Mandi" Jenkins of Zanesville; great grandchildren, Nathan Christopher Scott and twins, Cali & Carter Thomas; a sister Rose (Bill) Mallory of Lancaster; a brother, George M. "Mickey" (Christy) Potts of Zanesville; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Potts & Ruth Potts.

In addition to his parents, Leo was preceded in death by his wife, Donna L. (Schug) Potts; three brothers, Jim, John & Robert "Bob" Potts & two sisters, Mary Potts & JoAnn Wurdack.

Funeral mass will be celebrated 10:00 am Saturday, September 26 at the St. Mary of the Assumption, Lancaster with Fr. Craig R. Eilerman as celerbant. Burial with Military honors will conclude at the St. Mary's Cemetery, Lancaster with a brief visitation to be held at the cemetery after the final committal prayers.

Memorial contributions can be made to your local Animal Shelter Society.

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Leo’s family please visit

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September 26, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
132 S High Street
Lancaster, OH 43130


St. Mary's Cemetery
1500 S Broad Street
Lancaster, OH 43130

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