Robert Rob L Potts  October 31 1935  May 31 2018

Robert Rob L Potts October 31 1935 May 31 2018

Obituary for Robert “Rob” L. Potts Robert “Rob” L. Potts, age 82, of Blakesburg, passed away on May 31, 2018, at the Ottumwa Hospice House, surrounded by his loved ones. Rob was born on October 31, 1935, in Monroe County, IA, to Clair and Dorothy (Jones) Potts. He attended the Moravia High School graduating with the Class of 1954. Later he attended Indian Hills Community College and received his Associates Degree. On October 8, 1983 he was united in marriage to BettyRae Lentner at the First Christian Church in Albia. To this union a son, Michael, was born. Rob and BettyRae spent 34 years of marriage together. Rob was a lifelong farmer. He raised row crops and enjoyed managing a cow and calf operation. After retiring, Rob was a seed dealer for DeKalb. He was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church in Albia. He was a licensed minister and did many sermons for the church in Albia as well as the surrounding communities. Rob enjoyed crossword puzzles, being outdoors and attending farm auctions. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Rob is survived by his wife, BettyRae Potts of Blakesburg; his son, Mike (Shannon Houston) Potts of Blakesburg; 4 nephews, Matt, Dave, and Jim Potts and Brian Bates; a niece, Karen Chabal as well as many wonderful cousins and good friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clair and Dorothy Potts; a step-mother, Beth Potts; a brother, Richard Potts and a sister, Martha Bates. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at the Tharp Funeral Home with Rob’s family present from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. to greet family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the First Christian Church in Albia with Pastor Lynda Carlson officiating. A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Salem Cemetery in Iconium, Iowa. Memorials have been established to the Christian Conference Center, The First Christian Church in Albia, Hospice of Davis and Wapello County or the Ottumwa Symphony. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Robert “Rob” L. Potts please visit our Sympathy Store. Upcoming Events Visitation Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions JUN 6. 01:00 PM – 08:00 PM Tharp Funeral Home 116 Benton Ave. West Albia, IA, US, 52531 www.tharpfh.com/ Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before Robert “Rob” ‘s Visitation begins. Memorial Service Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions JUN 7. 10:30 AM First Christian Church 203 Washington Ave East Albia, IA, US, 52531 Order Flowers for the Memorial Service Guaranteed delivery before Robert “Rob” ‘s Memorial Service begins.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Rob L Potts October 31 1935 May 31 2018. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory

Death notice for the town of: Albia, state: Iowa

death notice Robert Rob L Potts October 31 1935 May 31 2018

obituary notice Robert Rob L Potts October 31 1935 May 31 2018

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